Kara Sutton is senior manager of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation, where she oversees the Chamber’s international high-tech and digital policy work, with an emphasis on global data privacy and data transfer policies and best practices.
Kara works extensively with companies of all sizes and sectors on efforts to preserve cross-border data flows and fight forced localization. She leads private sector engagement in multiple international fora and works closely with governments worldwide on developing policies that support innovation.
Before to coming to the Chamber, she was policy director at the Trans-Atlantic Business Council where she developed the association’s transatlantic digital policy agenda. Prior that, she was a Congressional liaison working on trade and cybersecurity issues at the Bertelsmann Foundation North America.
Kara completed her undergraduate and master’s degree at the University of Kentucky. She conducted her post-graduate research and dissertation at the London School of Economics.