He succeeds Francisco Salguero, who stepped down in late 2021 for a private sector role.
Hill comes over from the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, where he was the deputy assistant commissioner for category management, Office of Information Technology Category. Prior, he was director of telecommunication services, overseeing contracts that provided government agencies with telecommunications services. For five years he was director of the Department of Education’s Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Shaun Costello and Andrea E. Simpson served as acting CIOs in the interim; they will continue in their senior IT positions.
The announcement was made by FCC Managing Director Mark Stephens. He highlighted Hill for his “knowledge of all aspects of IT development, deployment and information security.”