Morgan Reed is the president of ACT | The App Association, representing more than 5,000 app makers and connected device companies in the mobile economy. Mr. Reed leads the organization’s advocacy and strategy on behalf of small to medium size businesses on policy issues such as privacy, intellectual property, competition, and small business innovation.
Developers, policymakers, and media regularly seek his insight and commentary for the developer perspective on privacy issues, including cybersecurity and encryption. He has testified before the House Commerce Subcommittee on the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and recently presented at the Federal Trade Commission’s Public Workshop on the future of COPPA. He is also an author and contributor to several industry related white papers on privacy by design and remains an active open source and iOS licensed developer.