Phoebe Yang to leave FCC for Advisory Board Company

Phoebe Yang is leaving the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to join the the Advisory Board Company.

Yang was a senior adviser to Chairman Julius Genachowski on broadband issues, playing a key role in crafting the National Broadband Plan, which lays out the country's goals for expanding Internet access over the next decade.

She will join the senior management team and lead acquisition strategy at her new workplace. 

Yang is the second Genachowski adviser this year to leave for a David Bradley company. Bradley founded the Advisory Board Company and owns the Atlantic Media Company, where former FCC chief counsel Bruce Gottlieb headed this year to become general counsel.

She has previously worked for Discovery Communications, AOL Time Warner, in the Clinton administration, and in private practice at Hogan & Hartson.

-Corrected at 2:07 p.m. with the accurate company information.