Hilary Cain

Hilary Cain
Director, Tech and Innovation Policy
Toyota
Hilary joined Toyota’s Government Affairs team as Director of Technology and Innovation Policy in July of 2012.  In this position, Hilary handles policy issues relating to connected vehicle technology and in-vehicle telematics, including spectrum, data privacy, and cyber security.  
Prior to coming on board at Toyota, Hilary spent four years on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  She served as Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation with jurisdiction over matters relating to competitiveness, technology, standards, and innovation.  Prior to that, as a Counsel to the Committee, she handled parliamentary, procedural, and jurisdictional matters and participated in the development and implementation of legislative strategy.   
Previously, Hilary worked as Legislative Director to U.S. Representative Brian Baird (WA), overseeing his legislative agenda, and as Ways and Means Counsel to U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (TX).  She holds a J.D. and a M.A. in Public Affairs from the University of Texas, and a B.A. in Political Science with honors from the University of Washington.  

Hilary joined Toyota’s Government Affairs team as Director of Technology and Innovation Policy in July of 2012.  In this position, Hilary handles policy issues relating to connected vehicle technology and in-vehicle telematics, including spectrum, data privacy, and cyber security.  

Prior to coming on board at Toyota, Hilary spent four years on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  She served as Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation with jurisdiction over matters relating to competitiveness, technology, standards, and innovation.  Prior to that, as a Counsel to the Committee, she handled parliamentary, procedural, and jurisdictional matters and participated in the development and implementation of legislative strategy.   

Previously, Hilary worked as Legislative Director to U.S. Representative Brian Baird (WA), overseeing his legislative agenda, and as Ways and Means Counsel to U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (TX).  She holds a J.D. and a M.A. in Public Affairs from the University of Texas, and a B.A. in Political Science with honors from the University of Washington.  

Recent Events and Presentations

May 19, 2015

Join us for the release of a new ITIF paper "Innovation Principles for the 2015 Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill."

May 8, 2014

Please join ITIF for a policy discussion about the benefits of connected cars on clean energy.