As Director of Public Policy for ACM, Cameron Wilson develops and oversees ACM’s public policy agenda with specialized focus on technology policy, including information technology research and development funding, computing education, technology issues related to intellectual property, privacy issues, and security and reliability of computing systems. Wilson also represents ACM’s positions to the Washington, D.C. community and the media.
Wilson joined ACM after spending 10 years on Capitol Hill. During his career he served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Representative Vernon Ehlers (R-MI) and on Representative Nick Smith’s (R-MI) staff. He also served as professional staff on the House Science Committee, where he oversaw technology, standards and environmental issues. For the Science Committee, he staffed several legislative efforts including the Great Lakes Legacy Act, the Help America Vote Act and the National Construction Safety Team Act. He has a B.A. in finance from Michigan State University.