This week, developers and firms around the world are working to raise data security awareness as part of Data Privacy Week. Data Privacy Week was created in 2008 by the…Read More
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Policy Counsel & Head of US Policy
Geoff Lane serves as the Developer Alliance’s head of U.S. policy. In this role he oversees the organization’s federal legislative and regulatory agenda as well as state-level efforts.
Prior to joining the Developers Alliance in 2022, Geoff worked with senior Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives. Since his time on Capitol Hill, he has held senior roles at various technology trade associations (including a previous stint at the Developers Alliance). At each stop he led efforts at the intersection of innovation and policy. He has worked on critical policy issues including privacy, encryption, patent reform, workforce development, corporate tax, tax nexus, and research and development.
Geoff holds a B.A. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. When he is not working, you can find him booing all of his favorite Philadelphia sports teams.
Geoff is based in Washington, D.C.
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The Developers Alliance strongly opposes the Open App Markets Act (OAMA), and encourages lawmakers to consider the impacts the legislation will have on developers and consumers. Washington, D.C. December 8,…Read More
November 2022 US Policy Update 118th Congress Means New Landscape for Devs On the heels of the 2022 midterm elections, it’s time to take stock of what the political landscape…Read More
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The October 2022 US Policy Update Developers Alliance Submits Response to FTC’s Request for Comment on Consumer Data Collection The Federal Trade Commission requested the public’s input on data collection,…Read More
The September 2022 US Policy Update Developers Alliance Releases Statement on Federal Trade Commission Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking The Federal Trade Commission has requested the public’s input on data…Read More
California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) signed legislation that developers should be paying close attention to. The new law is the latest effort by lawmakers to force developers into “speech police”…Read More
Developers Alliance Releases Statement on Federal Trade Commission Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
The Developers Alliance encourages the FTC to consider the voices of developers in its study of data collection and security.Read More
The July 2022 US Policy Update. Path for Competition Bill Remains Foggy Congress has departed for its August recess without taking up the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (S….Read More
The Developers Alliance encourages leadership in the House of Representatives to continue work on the American Data Privacy and Protection Act before it is voted on for final passage.
The June 2022 Developers Alliance US Policy Update.Read More
It is time to take stock of the legislation we have been tracking in Congress. In an era of unprecedented techlash, most of the legislation on our radar would harm developers and the products they are creating.Read More