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Kyle McSlarrow Bio

Kyle E. McSlarrow began his tenure as President & CEO of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) on March 1, 2005.In this role, McSlarrow is the cable industry’s primary public policy advocate in Washington, D.C., and represents the industry’s interests before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Administration.

NCTA is the primary trade association of the cable television industry in the United States, representing cable operators serving more than 90 percent of the nation’s cable television households and more than 200 cable program networks, as well as equipment suppliers and providers of other services to the cable industry.

Prior to joining NCTA, McSlarrow served as Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of Energy, an agency with more than 100,000 federal and contractor employees, 17 national labs, and a budget of $23 billion. In that role, he exercised policy and programmatic supervision in a diverse agency that includes the nation's nuclear weapons complex, non-proliferation programs, a $7 billion environmental cleanup program, and a research and development portfolio that includes high energy physics and the development of advanced technology to strengthen the nation's energy and homeland security.