Doug Johnson is vice president of technology policy for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the trade association representing the $351 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. CTA represents 2,200 companies, 80 percent of which are small businesses and startups, and others are among the world’s best known brands. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Mr. Johnson is responsible for public policy issues affecting product development, operations, sales and marketing across the consumer technology industry. He serves as an advocate for the industry before regulators and legislators at the local, national and international levels on policy concerning energy efficiency, regulatory reform, policy alignment, and the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones).