Grace Koh was formerly a tech counsel to the House Energy Committee
A former technology counsel for the House Energy and Commerce Committee will be heading up technology and cybersecurity policy for the National Economic Council, the White House announced Monday.
Grace Koh’s official title will be special assistant to the president for technology, telecom and cybersecurity policy.
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Koh was previously a policy counsel for the cable company Cox, where she focused on video, data and broadband issues and represented Cox before the Federal Communications Commission and other federal agencies.
Koh was one of 13 National Economic Council officials named by Director Gary Cohn on Monday. Other officials will focus on energy, infrastructure, health care and other topics.
“We have assembled a best-in-class team of policy advisers to drive President Trump’s bold plan for job creation and economic growth,” Cohn said in a statement