Santa Fe Indian School
Chief Technology Director
Kimball Sekaquaptewa is the Chair of the Connect New Mexico Council, which was created the NM Legislature to coordinate broadband deployment statewide. She is also the Chief Technology Director at the Santa Fe Indian School. Since 2009, Ms. Sekaquaptewa has addressed regional broadband connectivity issues through the construction of middle mile networks by working with tribes to aggregate demand and harness local expertise to build tribally-owned networks. Through COVID-19, she assisted Tribes to solve their connectivity issues through the construction of wireless residential networks. Currently, she is leading a workforce capacity program for the Pueblos to implement and maintain sustainable networks.
In 2018, she worked with six tribes in New Mexico to complete construction of two 60-mile fiber optic networks bringing high speed Internet rural underserved Pueblos. In 2019, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai appointed her to the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee Low Income Working Group. Also, in 2019, she received the Women In Technology award by the New Mexico Technology Council.
Ms. Sekaquaptewa is from the Hopi Tribe of Arizona. She is the mother of three children in the Pueblo de Cochiti. She holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and is a Woodrow Wilson fellow with a MBA from the University of New Mexico.