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Thomas E. Wheeler

Thomas E. Wheeler
Past President
Board Member 2017 – Present

Tom Wheeler is a businessman, author, and was Chairman of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) from 2013 to 2017. He is a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School.

He is the author of From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future, (Brookings 2019), Take Command: Leadership Lessons from the Civil War (Doubleday, 2000), and Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: The Untold Story of How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War (HarperCollins, 2006). He is the former Chairman of the National Archives Foundation and a proud graduate of The Ohio State University.