The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 7(1), 2002, article 7.


Mike Connolly (PDF)



Mike Connolly is Senior Director, Spectrum Management Operations, with Industry Canada and is responsible for that department's operational policies and procedures in spectrum authorization, coordination and enforcement. Mike's career in spectrum management dates from 1975 when he joined the then Department of Communications as a Radio Inspector and later came to assume positions of progressively greater responsibility. He has also been responsible for the provision of telecommunications services to the federal government in the Ontario Region and prior to his current position was the Director General, Communications and Culture in the same region. Mike has been in his current capacity since the Fall of 1994 and is known as a champion of the application of economic techniques to spectrum management. For his efforts to successfully introduce spectrum auctions to Canada he received the Head of the Public Service Award for Excellence in Policy. He is a graduate of Cambrian College where he studied electronic technology and of Ryerson University where he studied public administration.



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