Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, T-Mobile
Kathleen Ham is Senior Vice President, Government Affairs at T-Mobile. She oversees the company’s work before the FCC and other governmental bodies. Prior to joining T-Mobile, Ham worked for fourteen years at the Federal Communications Commission in a number of top policy positions, including Deputy Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. She was also the first Chief of the FCC’s Spectrum Auctions Program where she was responsible for the first PCS spectrum auctions. Ham also served on the FCC’s Spectrum Management Task Force and was involved in the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee that negotiated the reallocation of third generation (3G) wireless spectrum from government to commercial use. FierceWireless has named her one of the most influential women in wireless. Ham received her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, and her law degree from Catholic University Law School.