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Bill Davenport

Senior Director, Spectrum & Technology Policy

Government Affairs

Bill accelerates Cisco’s communications and technology policy engagements with U.S. and international government entities. In this role, he also places a global emphasis on the importance of releasing spectrum in the 6 GHz band to alleviate wireless spectrum congestion and to enable an entirely new generation of advanced technologies. Prior to joining Cisco, Bill served as Chief of Staff and Senior Legal Advisor for FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, where he oversaw the office’s operations and advised the Commissioner on wireless, equipment, and international issues. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

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July 12, 2023

HIGH TECH POLICY

FCC’s K-12 Cybersecurity Pilot Program Will Bolster School Cyber Defenses

Cisco applauds Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel's leadership and looks forward to working with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the K-12 cybersecurity pilot program to ensure school districts have the cybersecurity tools they need to protect their networks, students, and teachers.

January 24, 2023

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco Applauds CISA’s ‘K-12 Protecting Our Future Report’

Statement by Bill Davenport, Senior Director, Spectrum & Technology Policy, Government Affairs: Today’s report by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is an important recognition of the incredibly diverse cyber threat landscape facing K-12 education organizations across the country. No school district is immune from cyberattacks in today’s hyper-connected world, and it’s critical that […]