Anna Gomez

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission, United States

Speaker Bio

The Honorable Commissioner Anna M. Gomez is the first Latina-American to be confirmed to the FCC in over two decades. Commissioner Gomez is committed to ensuring we have a vibrant, strong, competitive telecommunications and media marketplace that promotes U.S. economic prosperity and security while also meeting the needs of all consumers.
Commissioner Gomez brings over 30 years of public and private sector experience in domestic and international communications law and policy to her position. She previously led U.S. preparations for the International Telecommunication Union World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 for the State Department. Commissioner Gomez has held numerous leadership roles in the federal government, including Deputy Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Deputy Chief of the FCC’s International Bureau, and as Senior Legal Advisor to then-Chairman William E. Kennard. Born in Orlando, Florida, Commissioner Gomez spent her childhood in Bogota, Colombia before her family relocated to New Jersey. Commissioner Gomez earned her B.A. in Pre-Law from Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. from George Washington University Law School.