Associate Administrator, Office of Spectrum Management, NTIA
Paige Atkins leads spectrum management efforts for the executive branch agencies and manages engineering, frequency assignment and certification, national and international spectrum policy, and strategic planning functions. Her recent efforts have focused on President Obama’s call to identify 500 megahertz for wireless broadband and to increase spectrum sharing and industry/government collaboration as tools for providing spectrum access. Atkins joined NTIA as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Spectrum Planning and Policy, leading OSM’s efforts for international spectrum policy, strategic planning, and spectrum affairs and information programs.
Prior to joining NTIA, she was the Vice President of Cyber and Information Technology Research at the Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation. She also has worked with Defense Information Systems Agency and also served in several industry and government leadership and engineering roles within Cisco Systems, Inc., Scitor Corporation, the DoD Joint Spectrum Center and Gould Ocean Systems Division.