Louis Peraertz is WISPA’s Vice President of Policy. In this role, Louis works to advance WISPA's successful track record before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and other federal agencies.
Prior to WISPA, Louis worked in several capacities at the FCC. Notably, for more than seven years, Louis served as legal advisor to former FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn in the areas of wireless, satellite, public safety, and international policies. In this position, Louis worked on several policies to bridge the digital divide, such as: increased spectrum for unlicensed services in the TV White Spaces, CBRS, C-band, 5 GHz, 6 GHz, and spectrum bands above 24 GHz; dynamic spectrum access management policies in the 700 MHz, 3.5 GHz, and 37 GHz bands; design of geographic area licenses and competitive bidding policies to enhance the ability of small wireless companies to acquire spectrum at auctions; and reform of universal service policies for commercial wireless services, among others.
Before the FCC, Louis worked as a federal appellate court litigator for the U.S. Department of Justice, and also served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps.
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