Helen Domenici

Helen is an independent consultant on telecommunications and technology policy. She previously worked at the DHS, National Programs and Protections Directorate, where she worked as a strategist on a high-level team to formulate a cohesive policy and strategy on cyber security for top DHS officials. She helped advance the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure.

Prior to joining DHS, Helen served as the International Bureau Chief of the FCC with a direct report to the Chairman. She managed 130 employees and oversaw more 30 regulatory projects impacting satellite companies, telecom operators, and wireless carriers.  

Before that, she was the Assistant Director for Telecommunications and the Internet in the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House from 2001- 2006. There she was responsible for government-wide coordination and implementation of policies related to cybersecurity, the Internet, spectrum, and broadband. When serving in this role, she served on the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United, an inter-agency committee that reviews foreign transactions of U.S. businesses to determine if there are U.S. national security concerns.

From 1997-2001, Helen was a senior policy analyst, hired by the FCC Chairman, to provide a business perspective with respect to regulations and to analyze international Internet issues.

Helen earned a BA from the University of Virginia with distinction and an MBA from Harvard Business School.