Jean Kiddoo is Chair of the Incentive Auction Task Force, in which capacity she reports directly to the Chairman. Previously, Jean served as Deputy Chair of the Task Force from June 2016 to April 2017, primarily focusing on the post-auction transition. Before that, she was Deputy Chief of the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, where she oversaw the Bureau's Auctions, Broadband, and Mobility Divisions.
Prior to joining the Commission in 2014, Jean spent more than three decades in private practice, most recently at Bingham McCutchen (now Morgan Lewis & Bockius). She represented telecommunications, media and technology companies in a wide range of regulatory, litigation, transactional, restructuring, national security, and land use matters before federal agencies and courts, and before state and local regulatory authorities nationwide. Jean also served as President of the Federal Communications Bar Association from 1999 to 2000.
Jean graduated with honors from Colgate University and earned her law degree magna cum laude from the Catholic University of America. She can be contacted by telephone at (202) 418-7757.