Grace Koh (Ambassador)
US Representative to the International Telecommunication Union World Radio Conference (ITU WRC-2019) and Head of Delegation
Grace Koh is the US Representative to ITU WRC-19 and Head of Delegation. She comes to the State Department from a partnership in DLA Piper LLP’s telecommunications group, where she represented technology and telecommunications companies before Congress and government agencies.
Before joining DLA Piper, Ms Koh served as Special Assistant to the President for Technology, Telecom, and Cybersecurity Policy at the National Economic Council, coordinating policy and advising the White House on these matters. Ms Koh previously served as Deputy Chief Counsel to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the US House of Representatives. Her primary role was to advise the chairmen and committee members on policy and legal issues arising in the telecommunications and technology sectors.
Ms Koh was previously Policy Counsel at Cox Enterprises, Inc.'s Public Policy Office, working on technology policies affecting the enterprise's Internet, cable, and broadcast properties. Ms Koh joined Cox Enterprises after working in the communications group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.
She holds a BA from Yale University and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.