Interim Co-CEO, Vice President, Policy
Center for Democracy and Technology}
Chris Calabrese is the Vice President for Policy at the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) where he oversees CDT’s policy portfolio. Chris has long been an advocate for privacy protections and fostering the responsible use of new technologies including artificial intelligence. Chris has testified before Congress and appeared in many media outlets, including CBS Evening News, Fox News, New York Times and Associated Press. Chris previously served as legislative counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union, helped lead several national ACLU campaigns on privacy and was named one of Washington’s Top Lobbyists by The Hill newspaper. Chris is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.