Jonah Force Hill is a fellow in New America's Cybersecurity Initiative. Hill is a policy specialist in the U.S. Department of Commerce, NTIA, where he works on a variety of global technology policy issues, including cross-border data flows, digital trade, cybersecurity policy, online privacy, and internet governance and technical standardization. He represents the United States at government-to-government engagements and in venues such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. Within the Department of Commerce, he serves as the executive secretariat for the Department's "Internet Policy Task Force" and was the principal author of two of the Department's most important technology policy strategies, the "International Cybersecurity Engagement Priorities" report and "Enabling Growth and Innovation in the Digital Economy."
Prior to his government service, Hill worked as a management consultant in San Francisco, Calif., where he advised corporate and public sector clients on technology policy and strategic communications, and as a research assistant to former CIA Director Gen. David H. Petraeus at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. His research and writing has appeared in numerous academic journals and books, including the Harvard National Security Law Review and the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. He holds an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School, an MTS from the Harvard Divinity School, and a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles.