Ambassador Grace Koh is the U.S. Representative and Head of Delegation to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC -19). She also serves as a Special Advisor for International Communications and Information Policy in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs.
Prior to joining the State Department in 2019, Ambassador Koh was a partner in DLA Piper LLP’s telecommunications group, where she represented technology and telecommunications companies before Congress and government agencies.
Before joining DLA Piper, she 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. Ambassador Koh also previously served as Deputy Chief Counsel to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology in the U.S. House of Representatives. In this role, she advised the chair and committee members on policy and legal issues arising in the telecommunications and technology sectors.
Ambassador Koh was previously Policy Counsel at Cox Enterprises, Inc.’s Public Policy Office, working on technology policies affecting the Cox Enterprise’s Internet, cable, and broadcast properties. Ambassador Koh began at Cox Enterprises after working in the communications group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.
Ambassador Koh received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from Yale University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.