Decker Anstrom

Mr. Anstrom serves on the board of directors of Discovery Communications, as well as on the boards of several national non-profit environmental groups (including NEEF, Island Press, Climate Central, and Planet Forward), and a non-profit educational group, the Institute for Educational Leadership. Recently, he served as ambassador and head of the US Delegation to the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15), held under the auspices of the International Telecommunication Union. WRC-15 is a treaty conference involving more than 150 countries that considers international and regional spectrum allocations that support satellite, mobile, and other wireless services. During 2011-2012, He served as U.S. Ambassador and Head of the U.S. Delegation to the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) as well. Mr. Anstrom was the president of Landmark Communications and Chairman of The Weather Channel Companies from 2002 to 2008, where he retired following Landmark‚Äôs sale of The Weather Channel Companies to NBC. Mr. Anstrom has served on numerous cable industry boards (including NCTA, which he chaired for two years), and the board of the Comcast Corporation. Mr. Anstrom received a BA from Macalester College (St. Paul. Minnesota) and attended the Woodrow Wilson Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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