Giulia McHenry - Participant

As Deputy Chief, Giulia McHenry assists the OSP Chief in advising the Commission on developing strategic plans, identifying policy objectives, and providing analysis of alternative ways to meet those objectives. Giulia joined OSP in 2018 after serving for three years as chief economist of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). She is an expert in the economics of the Internet, telecommunications, and media. She has advised and written reports on a range of issues including broadband policy, adoption and access; the digital economy; and the economics of spectrum and spectrum management. She was particularly focused on incentives to improve spectrum efficiency and effectiveness of federal agencies, methods for defining and measuring the digital economy, and digital adoption and connectivity.

Prior to joining NTIA, Dr. McHenry was a senior associate at The Brattle Group, where she focused on telecommunication matters, prepared expert reports and coauthored papers related to spectrum management and valuation, broadband deployment, regulatory proceedings, Universal Service Fund, and competition policy. Dr. McHenry received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland in 2009. She specialized in microeconomics, both applied and empirical methods, focusing on network theory and industrial organization. Her dissertation addressed issues related to social networking and the likelihood that an entrepreneurship was successful.



Federal Communications Commission


Associate Chief, Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis