Mr. Obama also was poised to name Cass R. Sunstein,
an American legal scholar, to an existing White House post as the
administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. A
transition official said late Wednesday that Mr. Sunstein would oversee
government regulations and devise new approaches for government
Here is the article. Here is Wikipedia on Sunstein; he is the co-author of Nudge and a very well-known law and economics scholar. He is now married to Samantha Power and he once had a pet Rhodesian Ridgeback. I have had many interactions with Cass Sunstein and he has been unfailing intelligent and gracious.
If you wish (and you are warned), here is a left-wing critique of Cass Sunstein.