2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Thomas P. Kidd

 

Name: Thomas P. Kidd
Title: Director of Strategic Spectrum Policy
Agency/Company: Department of the Navy

Establishing communication. Kidd led an initiative that reduced the cycle time for the commercial broadband siting process on Department of the Navy installations from approximately five years to less than one. Ensuring that the department’s systems and personnel have adequate access to commercial wireless technology is necessary for future enhanced telecommunications capabilities and is an important factor in the quality of life for sailors, Marines and their families. Kidd has advised the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the House Energy and Commerce Committee on how the department’s Streamlined Process for Commercial Broadband Deployment policy could be implemented across the federal government.

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