News - February 27, 2019

INCOMPAS: Former FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to Lead New Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2019) – Today, during the annual INCOMPAS Policy Summit in Washington, D.C., INCOMPAS CEO Chip Pickering announced that former FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn would be leading a new campaign on behalf of the trade association to focus on boosting technology innovation and inclusion in America’s heartland. 

The following statement can be attributed to Chip Pickering, CEO of INCOMPAS:

“The story of tech in the heartland is one of opportunity and challenge. We are thrilled to announce that competition champion Mignon Clyburn will be leading a new initiative at INCOMPAS to improve connectivity and opportunity across the nation. Her decades of public service helped raise the voices of millions of consumers and small businesses. And we are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with her on this future-focused campaign.”

The following statement can be attributed to Mignon Clyburn, former commissioner at the FCC:

“I may have left public service but the fight for a better future will never leave me. I am excited about this opportunity to work with INCOMPAS, a mission-driven association that has always fought for innovation and opportunity for small businesses and young innovators with new ideas.

“Inclusion and innovation go hand-in-hand. For America to succeed in the future, we must have connectivity and access that empowers the next generation of new ideas.

“I look forward to partnering with Chip Pickering and INCOMPAS, and sharing more about this effort soon.”

INCOMPAS, the internet and competitive networks association, is the leading trade group advocating for competition policy across all networks. INCOMPAS represents Internet, streaming, communications and technology companies large and small, advocating for laws and policies that promote competition, innovation and economic development. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter: @INCOMPAS @ChipPickering