Stuart N. Brotman is a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for Technology Innovation within Governance Studies at Brookings. He has extensive experience as a global executive; management consultant; international communications, media and entertainment lawyer; university educator; and government policymaker.  He served as Chief of Staff on the founding senior leadership team at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and completed two terms as a member of the US Department of State Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy.

Brotman is the inaugural Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He also is a faculty member in Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy. He served as the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Research/Media and Communication Studies, at the University of Helsinki.

At Harvard Law School, he was the first person ever appointed to teach telecommunications law and policy and served as its first Research Fellow in Entertainment and Media Law. He also served as the first concurrent fellow in digital media at Harvard and MIT, at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Program on Comparative Media Studies, respectively.

Brotman is the editor of The Telecommunications Deregulation Sourcebook, a popular reference volume covering the broadcasting, cable television and telephone industries; Telephone Company and Cable Television Competition, a pioneering anthology dealing with technical, economic and regulatory aspects of broadband networks; and the author of Broadcasters Can Negotiate Anything, a best-selling management education book for radio and television executives.  He also is the author of Communications Law and Practice, the leading comprehensive treatise covering domestic and international telecommunications and electronic mass media regulation.

He has written over 300 articles and reviews for publications such as Bloomberg Business Week, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Forbes, MIT Technology Review, The National Law Journal, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, The Wilson Quarterly and The Washington Post.

Brotman is a frequent analyst for leading newspapers and magazines, including Fortune, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Time, and The Wall Street Journal. He also has provided expert commentary for ABC's World News This Morning, NBC's Today Show and NPR's Morning Edition.  He appears as a featured speaker at major academic and industry conferences in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America and the Middle East.

Stuart N. Brotman is a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for Technology Innovation within Governance Studies at Brookings. He has extensive experience as a global executive; management consultant; international communications, media and entertainment lawyer; university educator; and government policymaker.  He served as Chief of Staff on the founding senior leadership team at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and completed two terms as a member of the US Department of State Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy.

Brotman is the inaugural Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He also is a faculty member in Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy. He served as the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Research/Media and Communication Studies, at the University of Helsinki.

At Harvard Law School, he was the first person ever appointed to teach telecommunications law and policy and served as its first Research Fellow in Entertainment and Media Law. He also served as the first concurrent fellow in digital media at Harvard and MIT, at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Program on Comparative Media Studies, respectively.

Brotman is the editor of The Telecommunications Deregulation Sourcebook, a popular reference volume covering the broadcasting, cable television and telephone industries; Telephone Company and Cable Television Competition, a pioneering anthology dealing with technical, economic and regulatory aspects of broadband networks; and the author of Broadcasters Can Negotiate Anything, a best-selling management education book for radio and television executives.  He also is the author of Communications Law and Practice, the leading comprehensive treatise covering domestic and international telecommunications and electronic mass media regulation.

He has written over 300 articles and reviews for publications such as Bloomberg Business Week, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Forbes, MIT Technology Review, The National Law Journal, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, The Wilson Quarterly and The Washington Post.

Brotman is a frequent analyst for leading newspapers and magazines, including Fortune, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Time, and The Wall Street Journal. He also has provided expert commentary for ABC’s World News This Morning, NBC’s Today Show and NPR’s Morning Edition.  He appears as a featured speaker at major academic and industry conferences in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America and the Middle East.