Vice President, Public Policy

Dan O’Connor is the Vice President of Public Policy at the Computer & Communications Industry Association, where he works with government and industry leaders on competitionOConnor-D, intellectual property, international trade and global Internet policy.

He also leads CCIA’s efforts on antitrust policy and monitors the business and technological developments in high-tech markets. He has worked government relations and media outreach for several high-profile antitrust cases in both the United States and Europe. Before assuming his current position he was Director of Competition & Telecommunications Policy and the Deputy Director of Government Affairs at CCIA.

Before joining CCIA he served as a Legislative Aide in the New York State Assembly and also was a member of a NIH funded research team that studied Pharmaceutical and Tobacco Advertising.

Mr. O’Connor received a Master’s Degree in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics, where he received high-merit on his dissertation on the framing of Internet censorship as a barrier to trade.  He received a B.S. in Policy Analysis and Management with a concentration in Consumer Economics from Cornell University where he was a Dean’s Scholar.

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