Cynthia C. Hogan is a member of ITIF’s board.
She joined Apple as vice president for public policy for the Americas in April 2016.
Prior to her time at Apple, Hogan served as executive vice president of public policy for the National Football League, where she developed and implemented policy initiatives and strategy on issues including player health and safety, media and telecommunications, youth sports, daily fantasy sports, LGBT rights, team relocation, stadium security, tax, and on- and off-field conduct. In this role, she also led media and communications strategy and worked closely with teams on their local and state issues.
From 2009 to 2013, Hogan served as deputy assistant to the president and counsel to the vice president of the United States. In that capacity, she advised on a broad range of domestic and foreign policy issues before the Obama administration, including health care, financial regulation, information technology, privacy and other civil rights, national security, and criminal justice. She also managed all compliance, oversight, investigative matters, and litigation for the Office of the Vice President. Special projects for the administration ranged from leading the effort to confirm Justice Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court, to coordinating the administration’s proposals relating to gun violence, to conceiving and producing a public service announcement on teen dating violence.
She previously served as the staff director and chief counsel of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary and practiced law at the Washington, DC, firm Williams & Connolly. She graduated from Oberlin College and received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served as an editor of the Virginia Law Review.
Hogan is married and has two children.