Ajit Varadaraj Pai

Ajit Varadaraj Pai

Ajit Varadaraj Pai is an American attorney who serves as the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission . He is the first Indian American to hold the office. He has served in various positions at the FCC since being appointed to the commission by President Barack Obama in May 2012, at the recommendation of Mitch McConnell. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ajit Varadaraj Pai has 50 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 Senate Committee as an Attorney. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 12 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 3,784 views per program as a Commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission. Most appearances with Michael O'Rielly (16), Jessica Rosenworcel (13), Mignon L. Clyburn (13). Most common tags: Telecommunication, Online Technology, Regulation.

Appearances by Title:January 23, 2017 - Present Chair, Federal Communications Commission Videos: 12 c. January 1, 2012 - Present Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Videos: 36


Attorney January 1, 2011 - c. January 1, 2012 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • FCC Open Meeting

    FCC Open Meeting

    The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting at their headquarters in Washington, D.C. In proceedings, which…

  • FCC Press Conference

    FCC Press Conference

    After their open meeting, four of the five Federal Communications Commission commissioners, including Chair Ajit Pai (R), spoke to…

  • FCC Oversight

    FCC Oversight

    The five FCC commissioners testified at an oversight hearing of their agency. TIssues discussed included President Trump’s…

  • FCC Oversight and Reauthorization

    FCC Oversight and Reauthorization

    Members of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) testified at an oversight hearing on possible changes to…

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