Alexander Hoehn-Saric has been named policy director for FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, responsible for media and technology issues.
Hoehn-Saric comes from the Department of Commerce, where he has been deputy general counsel for strategic initiatives, advising on Internet and intellectual property issues.
He is also former counsel for the Senate Commerce Committee's Communications Subcommittee -- Rosenworcel is former top telecom advisor for the full committee.
"I am excited that Alex is joining my office as Policy Director. He has a tremendous range of public and private sector experience and has worked on a variety of issues involving digital technology and communications," said Rosenworcel in a statement.
Hoehn-Saric's resume also includes counsel to Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and a stint at communications law firm Latham & Watkins.