Misener is Amazon.com’s Vice President for Global Public Policy, and has served
in this position for a decade.
engineer (B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton
University, 1985) and lawyer (J.D., George Mason University, 1993;
Distinguished Alumni Award, 2001), he is responsible for formulating and
representing the company’s public policy positions worldwide, as well as for
managing policy specialists in Asia, Europe, and North America.
a partner in the law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding, Paul also served as
Senior Legal Advisor to a Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Communications
Commission. Prior to this
government service, he was Intel Corporation’s Manager of Telecommunications
and Computer Technology Policy, and leader of the computer industry’s Internet
late 1980s, Paul was a policy specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s
National Telecommunications and Information Administration, where he was a U.S.
delegate to several conferences of the International Telecommunication
Union. Prior to that, he designed
radio communications systems.