Sarah Hudgins is Amazon’s Head of Policy for
Digital, Devices, and Services. She is based in Amazon’s Public Policy Americas
office in Washington, DC.
Sarah leads the team that manages public policy issues on everything from privacy and artificial intelligence to intellectual property and IoT security to content and internet issues. She is Amazon’s government affairs point person on these issues engaging regularly with the United States Congress and Executive Branch of the federal government while also serving as the company’s liaison to third-party organizations, advocacy groups, and regulatory bodies.
Throughout her career, Sarah has developed a comprehensive understanding of the multi-faceted policy issues that have arisen with the advancement of Internet connected devices. Before joining Amazon, she served as the Director of Public Policy for the Interactive Advertising Bureau where she worked on a wide range of policy issues impacting the digital advertising industry, with an emphasis on privacy and mobile devices. She also led U.S House of Representatives advocacy for the video game publishing industry, provided regulatory policy support for the magazine publishing industry, and federal campaign advance work.
She serves on the Board of Directors for the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) and the Digital Media Association (DiMA) and was a founding Board Member of the Global Women’s Innovation Network from 2010 – 2016.
Sarah holds a J.D. from the Catholic University of America and a B.A. in Political Science and Communication Studies from the University of Iowa.