Robert Callahan

Senior Vice President, State Government Affairs

Robert Callahan is the Senior Vice President of State Government Affairs for Internet Association.

Robert has over a decade of experience lobbying in California, and has lead multi-state advocacy efforts for the tech industry for 7 years. Prior to joining the Internet Association, he served as director of state government affairs in California for another prominent technology association.  Over the years, Robert has found himself in the middle of a number of high-profile issues impacting tech in California and elsewhere, from privacy and government surveillance, to the sharing economy and internet taxation.  Prior to his work in tech, he lobbied for five years at the California Chamber of Commerce.

Robert graduated from UC Davis and got his law degree via night school at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, which drastically enhanced his daily caffeine intake.  You can follow his meticulous vetted retweets on Twitter at @norcallahan.

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Washington, DC – IA Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs and Counsel Mike Lemon released the following statement on the passage of the EARN IT Act in The Senate Judiciary Committee: “The internet industry shares the Senate Judiciary Committee’s goal of ending child exploitation online and appreciates their continued efforts to improve the EARN IT Act…. Read more

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