2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Frederick D. Moorefield Jr.

Frederick Moorfield

Name: Frederick D. Moorefield Jr.
Title: Director of Spectrum Policy and Programs
Agency: Defense Department

Digital dignitary. Moorefield has developed a comprehensive broadband policy for DOD that incorporates interagency and international input. And he has balanced deploying commercial broadband with minimizing its impact on DOD operations. "There's no new spectrum [that's] going to be developed," Moorefield said. "We have what we have, so we have to find a better way to use it." He has also taken it upon himself to address misperceptions, whether on Capitol Hill or in industry, that DOD is hoarding spectrum.

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