keynote speaker: Travis LeBlanc
Travis LeBlanc is the former Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement at the Federal Communications Commission where he led the Commission’s largest organizational unit, including its 24 field offices around the country.
Prior to joining the FCC, LeBlanc served as Special Assistant Attorney General of California and a senior advisor to Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. In this capacity, he oversaw the California Department of Justice’s operations and activities involving complex litigation, legislation, and policy matters such as technology regulation, telecommunications, high-tech crime, cybersecurity, privacy, intellectual property, antitrust, and health care. He established California’s first high-tech crime and privacy enforcement units. He also secured agreements with leading technology companies to protect consumer privacy, promote online safety, and respect intellectual property rights. He is an Affiliated Scholar at the University of California Hastings College of the Law and a member of the American Law Institute.
LeBlanc previously served in the Obama Administration as an attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel, which advises the President, Attorney General, and general counsels of executive branch agencies on the constitutionality and legality of the programs and activities of the United States government. He has an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Cambridge.