James M. Assey
Executive Vice President
James M. Assey, Jr. began his tenure as Executive Vice President for NCTA - The Internet & Television Association on February 1, 2008. As NCTA’s second most senior executive, Assey is involved in all aspects of NCTA’s work on behalf of the cable industry.
Before coming to NCTA, Mr. Assey was a longtime staﬀ member on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation for U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI) and U. S. Sen. Ernest F. Hollings (D-SC) focusing on communications and media issues.
Assey is a graduate of Stanford University and Georgetown University Law School and has also taught communications law as an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University Law School.