Karen Onyeije

Chief-of-Staff, Connect2Health Task Force FCC

image001(1)Karen is an Associate General Counsel at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and serves as Chief of Staff of the Connect2HealthFCC Task Force, a senior-level, multi-disciplinary effort created by Chairman Tom Wheeler to explore the intersection of broadband, advanced technology and health.

Connect2HealthFCC is working to chart the broadband future of health and care, recognizing the critical role connectivity will play in the health care system of the future, and focusing on improving data-driven decision-making in the connected health space.  Ms. Onyeije is a 17-year veteran of the FCC, where she has held a wide variety of leadership positions throughout the agency including overseeing the Enforcement Bureau’s wireless enforcement portfolio and serving as an Assistant General Counsel focusing on administrative law, universal service, and transactional matters.