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Billy Brown Jr.Assistant Director, CISA Emergency Communications DivisionCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Billy Bob Brown, Jr. is the Assistant Director for Emergency Communications within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). In this capacity, AD Brown is one of three CISA designated Executive Sponsors, as identified in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Act of 2018. Mr. Brown previously served as the Associate Director of the Priority Telecommunications Services Sub-division as well as the Program Manager for both the DHS Level 2 Program Next Generation Networks Priority Services Program and the DHS Level 3 Program Priority Telecommunications Services Program. In this role, he is responsible for providing priority telecommunications services over commercial networks to enable national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) personnel to communicate during congestion scenarios across the nation. Previous to this assignment, he served as the Chief Administrative Officer, ECD. Previous assignments included a detail assignment as Director of Operations Integration, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), where he achieved Midterm Operational Capability of the NPPD Coordination and Operations as well as the NPPD Regional Pilot. This effort operationally tested the Directorate's integration of field forces to meet Cyber, Physical, and Emergency Communications challenges. Previously, Mr. Brown served as Chief, Regional Coordination Branch, OEC, leading a geographically dispersed team of subject matter experts.

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