Julie Napier Zoller joined the International Communications and Information Policy Directorate at the U.S. Department of State as the Senior Deputy Coordinator and Director of the Office of Multilateral Affairs in March 2013. She has primary responsibility for formulating and coordinating U.S. telecommunications and information policy relative to multilateral organizations, including the International Telecommunication Union, Organization of American States, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.
Prior to joining the State Department, Ms. Zoller was the Deputy Associate Administrator International Spectrum in the Office of Spectrum Management at the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA). In her role at NTIA, she guided international activities affecting federal use of the radio frequency spectrum with a particular focus on the ITU, spectrum policy, and satellite communications. She was elected in 2006 and again in 2010 to the ITU’s Radio Regulations Board.
Ms. Zoller spent 14 years at ITT Information Systems (now ITT Exelis) where she directed a program providing spectrum management support to the federal government. Ms. Zoller served the Department of Defense as an electronics engineer early in her career, fielding defense satellite communications systems. She also performed environmental impact assessments for nuclear projects with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Ms. Zoller graduated cum laude from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where she received a Bachelor of Science (engineering science) and earned a Master of Science in Business Administration from Boston University.