Lyle Ishida | Chief, Consumer Affairs & Outreach Div
Federal Communications Commission

Lyle Ishida, Chief, Consumer Affairs & Outreach Div, Federal Communications Commission

Lyle Ishida serves as the Chief of the Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division (CAOD).  He has been with the FCC since 2000, holding positions in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.  While serving in CAOD, he has also held various management and technical positions including Acting Chief of the FCC’s Office of Native Affairs and Policy, Acting Chief of the Web and Print Publishing Division, and Policy Advisor in the Office of the Bureau Chief, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau.  Mr. Ishida began his Federal career working as a civilian specialist and manager with the Department of Army.  His last posting was as Chief of the Directorate of Community Activities at Camp Zama, Japan.  Mr. Ishida holds a B.A. in English from University of Hawai’i and enjoys family activities, University of Hawai’i sports, and amateur meteorology.


Connected America 2023 - Day 1 @ 11:30

Inclusive Connectivity to Bridge the Digital Divide

  • What are the key tenets of inclusive internet? 
  • How can new technologies make the internet more accessible and affordable? 
  • Role of tribal and community organizations in reaching new users 
  • Economic benefits of inclusive connectivity 
last published: 24/Mar/23 11:25 GMT

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