Chief of Staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary, NTIA
Grace Abuhamad is the Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), where she previously served in 2016 as a policy analyst in the Office of International Affairs. Since 2019, Grace has managed the research program on trustworthiness at Element AI, an artificial intelligence company based in Montreal that was acquired by ServiceNow in 2021. From 2013-2016, Grace managed public policy and multistakeholder strategy for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College, and a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.