MPAA's Cavaliere moves to Microsoft

Frank Cavaliere, who has been senior counsel of federal affairs and policy at the Motion Picture Association of America, will be joining Microsoft to lead the company's lobbying efforts in the Senate.

At MPAA, Cavaliere handled issues before Congress and the FCC. Prior to MPAA, he was vice president of federal and regulatory affairs at Vonage. Before that, he served as deputy legislative director in the senatorial office of George Allen, handling technology, telecom and science issues.