Michael Daum


 

 

Michael Daum

 

 

Michael Daum is a Technology Policy Strategist with Microsoft Research’s Technology Policy Group in Redmond, Washington. He recently joined Microsoft after serving for nearly a decade as Senior Advisor to U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, focusing in the areas of Information and Communications Technology Policy and Aviation Policy. Issue he worked on include spectrum policy, broadband access, media ownership, and low power FM. Previous experience includes managing public-private technology projects at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which led to policy assignments at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s policy office and the White House National Economic Council. He began his career designing, building, testing, and evaluating laser and electro-optic prototypes and systems. He has a B.S. Optics and a M.B.A. both from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.