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Light Reading Network X Americas
May 20-22, 2025
Irving Convention Center at Las ColinasDallas, Texas

Jaydee Griffith
Chief Technologist, Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund at National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce


Mr. Jaydee Griffith is the Chief Technologist for the Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund, the $1.5B federal grant program to advance open, interoperable, and innovative radio access network solutions for 5G and beyond. He also provides technical expertise in the development U.S. Government telecom policy relating to 5G technology and open/interoperable networks. He frequently engages with international partners on the importance of open/interoperable networks, network security, and trusted telecom supply chains.

Prior to his role in the NTIA policy offices, Jaydee was with the NTIA Institute for Telecommunication Sciences where his work focused primarily on 5G system architecture standards and testing and led the buildout of the ITS Communications Research and Innovation Network (CRAIN), NTIA’s laboratory for testing communications networks for 5G and beyond. He has worked previously on issues related to the Internet of Things, Smart Agriculture, and V2X, representing NTIA and USDOT at various international connected vehicle events. Jaydee has received both a Department of Commerce Silver Medal (2015) and a Bronze Medal (2020). He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Potential Spectrum Bands for 6G Deployment

  • Panel Discussion: Designing RAN that Supports SA: vRAN, Open RAN and Cloud RAN