Victoria Espinel was appointed by President Obama in 2009. She was responsible for working with various government agencies and helping develop IP strategies. Earlier this year she introduced President Obama's IP plan with goals of improving transparency in IP policymaking and international negotiations, improving law enforcement communication with IP stakeholders and educating authors on "fair use."
See story from the Hollywood Reporter here:
And from Corporate Counsel Magazine here:
President Obama's IP Plan (light reading, 91 pages):