Kasey A. Pugh is an electronics engineer in the Strategic and Regulatory Initiatives branch of the Strategic Planning Division at the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO). He has served as the Department of Defense (DoD) technical lead implementing dynamic spectrum sharing between the Citizens’ Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) and DoD electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) systems. He actively engages the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and industry advancing the development of sharing technologies to satisfy the growing commercial and national security requirements for spectrum access. Mr. Pugh is leading the establishment of a DSO software factory to enable rapid secure software development and deployment in support of dynamic spectrum sharing solutions for DoD. He also supports the DSO emerging technology team in evaluating disruptive technology and developing recommendations to minimize the constraints on DoD R&D, testing, training, exercises, and homeland defense operations.
Mr. Pugh has a BSEE from the University of Central Florida (UCF). He is a graduate of the DISA Aspiring Leaders program. Outside of work, he enjoys volunteering, hosting board game nights, and hiking.