Deputy Chief, Policy and Rules Division, Office of Engineering and Technology, FCC
Michael Ha is the Deputy Chief of Policy and Rules Division, Office of Engineering and Technology at the Federal Communications Commission. Since joining the Commission in 2010, he has been engaged in various proceedings on spectrum allocations for wireless broadband services, mobile/fixed satellite services, public safety services and unlicensed services. Michael’s recent focus has been on Spectrum Frontiers where mmW band spectrum above 24GHz is being made available for 5G services. He has also been engaged in federal/non-federal spectrum sharing activities and Michael is the FCC’s liaison to the Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee (IRAC).
Michael held various technology and management leadership positions in R&D, Technology Development, Corporate Strategy and Product Management through his private wireless industry career. Prior to joining the Commission, he served as the Director of Device Management at Sprint-Nextel, where his team was responsible for the WiMAX device development and portfolio strategy.
Michael received a Sc.B degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, San Diego and Masters of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.