Mr. Thomas Taylor

Mr. Thomas Taylor

Deputy Director for Policy, Technology & EMS Operations for the Spectrum Policy and International Engagement Directorate Office of the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Mr. Taylor serves as the Deputy Director for Policy, Technology and EMS Operations for the Spectrum Policy and International Engagement Directorate within the Department of Defense (DoD)/Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this position, he is responsible for transforming DoD’s capabilities in electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) use in order to ensure technology development can meet the Department’s ever increasing demand for the EMS and improve DoD EMS operations. His responsibilities include oversight of the DoD EMS Strategy, development of the Strategy’s Roadmap and Action Plan, the development of a DoD EMS Technology Roadmap, directing the activities for DoD in the National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN) inter-agency partnership, and overseeing the Spectrum Access R&D Program in coordination with the National Spectrum Consortium, as well as many other innovative programs.

Speaking: November 28 - "Framework for EMS Control"