Genachowski Joins Syniverse Board

Syniverse, a company that provides a cloud-based platforms and services for mobile service providers, ISPs and app providers, has appointed former FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to its board of directors.

Genachowski, now a managing director in The Carlyle Group’s U.S. Buyout team, is focused on cquisitions and growth investments in global technology, media and telecom, including Internet and mobile.

“We are thrilled to welcome Julius to the Syniverse Board of Directors, as he brings an in-depth understanding of the global mobile landscape, including innovative ideas for capitalizing on mobile opportunities and overcoming challenges,” said Syniverse chairman James Attwood, in a statement.

 “I look forward to joining Syniverse as the company continues its upward progression, delivering on its promise to make mobile work for the ever-increasing variety of players in the mobile ecosystem,” added Genachowski. 

Genachowski, who was FCC chairman from 2009 to 2013, helped to build IAC/InterActiveCorp, which owned and operated multiple Internet and media businesses, including Expedia, Ticketmaster and USA Network.