Core Capital's Tom Wheeler Nominated as F.C.C. Chairman
May 03, 2013
Wheeler | Core Capital
Tom Wheeler, a managing director with Washington, D.C.-based Core Capital Partners, has been nominated to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Wheeler joined Core Capital, a tech-focused VC firm, in 2005 after spending almost three decades in telecommunications policy and business development. He has also founded several startups offering cable, wireless and video communications services, and co-founded SmartBrief, an online targeted news service. As a policy expert, he helped develop the government's telecommunications policy at both the legislative and regulatory levels.