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Chris Anderson

Chris Anderson

Chief, Operations and Emergency Management Division, Public Safety Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), USA

Chris Anderson is an incident management and infrastructure protection expert with almost three decades of government, military, and private sector experience. He is currently the Federal Communications Commission’s Chief of Operations and Emergency Management. In this role, he is responsible for the Commission’s incident management activities, including the management of two operations centers, the FCC’s national security coordination, and Continuity of Operations and Government programs.

Prior to joining the Commission, Mr Anderson worked in critical infrastructure protection at the Department of Homeland Security and as a project and program manager for America Online. Mr Anderson began his career with a decade on active duty in the US Navy as a helicopter pilot. Mr Anderson retired from the Navy Reserve in August 2016.

Mr Anderson is a 2010 graduate of the National War College with a Master’s degree in National Security Strategy; he holds a second Master’s degree in Management Information Systems. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.

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