ICANN Appoints New Washington-based Lobbyist

ICANN has appointed a new vice president for government affairs for the Americas reports Tech Daily Dose. The new Washington-based lobbyist, Jamie Hedlund, will commence at the end of January.Hedlund has a broad background in telecom and technology policy issues the report says. He is currently the vice president of regulatory affairs for the Consumer Electronics Association, where he has worked since late 2008. Prior to that, he served as director of public policy for Yahoo. Hedlund, who began his career as a staff attorney at the FCC, has much experience in the telecom field, having also worked for Level 3 Communications, Sprint and T-Mobile.To read the Tech Daily Dose report in full, see: