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Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, has authored more than 800 opinion pieces highlighting the importance of innovation in the U.S. economy.

May 2020

CEIR | May 26, 2020
The Ninja Future of the Second Stage COVID-19 World
Morning Consult | May 14, 2020
The U.S. Needs Cybersecurity Now: Public-Private Partnerships, Not Top-Down Rules
The Washington Post | May 7, 2020
Let the robots do their part
CTA | May 6, 2020
On Extending Compassion: Making Mental Health a Priority

April 2020

FOX Business | April 25, 2020
In coronavirus crisis it's time to back off big tech: Consumer Technology Association CEO
CTA | April 20, 2020
How the Tech Sector is Fighting the Pandemic
LinkedIn | April 17, 2020
How COVID-19 Is Speeding the Transition to Remote Work – and How Tech Can Help
Washington Examiner | April16, 2020
How telehealth will help us fight COVID-19
Morning Consult | April 10, 2020
How the Coronavirus is Teaching Us to Balance Privacy and Safety
i3 Magazine | April 2, 2020
The Tarrif Front

March 2020

LinkedIn | March 27, 2020
Advice for Small Tech Businesses During COVID-19
LinkedIn | March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Is an Opportunity to Step Up in Our Communities
Northstar Meetings Group | March 6, 2020
The Events Industry Needs a Quick Pivot to Survive the Challenge of Coronavirus
STAT News | March 4, 2020
How innovation is helping mitigate the coronavirus threat

February 2020

NextGov | February 28, 2020
A Checklist for Congress and the President in a Divided America
LinkedIn | February 11, 2020
The Rewards of Risk: Advice from the CES 2020 Show Floor
Morning Consult | February 11, 2020
Why the Tech Industry’s Approach to Encryption Is Right for America
Fox Business | February 6, 2020
Trump's economic 'comeback' vision gets THIS right about the tech sector and America's future

January 2020

Morning Consult | January 8, 2020
Let’s Start the Decade Off Right: Expanding Unlicensed Spectrum Use and Unleashing American Potential
Fox News | January 6, 2020
CES 2020 - Why our leaders need to look to Las Vegas

December 2019

Fierce Healthcare | December 31, 2019
Industry Voices—At CES, tech will show how it's the key to value-based care

November 2019

Tech.pinions | November 25, 2019
Seven Hot Tech Products Reshaping How We View Children’s Technology
WTCA Meridian | Nov/Dec 2019
Why Consumer Tech Should Matter to You
Morning Consult | November 22, 2019
How Unregulated Capitalism Explodes the Deficit While Destroying Health Care
Fox Business | November 15, 2019
Netherlands' Mona Keijzer and CTA's Gary Shapiro: US and EU can achieve far more by innovating together than by working alone
Issues & Insights | November 12, 2019
The Silent Majority Needs to Find its Voice
Daily Caller | November 5, 2019
SHAPIRO: Let’s Respect Each Other During The Impeachment Process

October 2019

Chief Executive | October 25, 2019
What We Can Accomplish Together in a Bipartisan Country
Fox Business | October 7, 2019
Why American innovation matters and how we stay on top Facebook Twitter
Washington Examiner | October 24, 2019
Trump’s Phase One deal with China is promising, but not enough
Detroit News | October 8, 2019
Blockchain promises a future of security

September 2019

Fox News | September 19, 2019
New trade pact with Canada and Mexico deserves quick congressional approval
Digital Imaging Reporter | September 12, 2019
2019 State of the Industry
Morning Consult | September 12, 2019
Steering Clear of the Cliff: How Innovation Can Help Heal Our Health Care System

August 2019

LinkedIn | August 23, 2019
The Business Roundtable Renews Our National Future
Daily Caller | August 20, 2019
Congress — Stop Attacking America’s Tech Leaders
Las Vegas Review Journal | August 18, 2019
Henderson’s win-win short-term rental plan

July 2019

Morning Consult | July 24, 2019
We Need to Support – Not Destroy – America’s Top Tech Companies to Protect Democracy
Fox News | July 22, 2019
Trump should do these things to boost our economy
Fox Business | July 21, 2019
In defense of big tech
American Spectator | July 04, 2019
Is the U.S.-China Relationship Worth Saving?

June 2019

San Francisco Chronicle | June 25, 2019
In defense of the facial recognition technology that SF banned
LinkedIn | June 24, 2019
My Takeaways from CES Asia 2019
Townhall | June 22, 2019
President Trump’s Isolationist Economic Fence Threatens Our Economic Future
Issues & Insights | June 18, 2019
Are Unicorns Headed for Extinction in the EU?
Baltimore Sun | June 03, 2019
Confusing state, local regulations threaten drone industry
Fox News | June 02, 2019
College admissions scandal highlights fundamental flaws in higher education

May 2019

Route Fifty | May 16, 2019
Don’t Be Afraid of a Cashless Future
Techdirt | May 15, 2019
Section 230 Keeps The Internet Open For Innovation
Fox Business | May 10, 2019
More employers should sign this pledge and help close the skills gap
Morning Consult | May 6, 2019
We Need a Federal Privacy Law – Not a Patchwork of State Laws

April 2019

LinkedIn | April 18, 2019
Five Ways George Mason University is Doing Tech Innovation Right
LinkedIn | April 10, 2019
CES® Entrepreneurs Share These Four Important Traits
Route Fifty | April 9, 2019
A Patchwork of Privacy Laws Will Stifle Innovation
Smart Cities Drive | April 3, 2019
Want to stand out from the crowd? Cultivate resilience
CIO Techie | April 1, 2019
How to Access the Power – and Avoid the Pitfalls – of IoT

March 2019

RealClearPolicy | March 19, 2019
A Recession May Be Looming. Here's How Trump Can Protect the Economy
American Spectator | March 10, 2019
Caution Costs: Lessons Learned From G7 in Canada
World Economic Forum Blog | March 6, 2019
Ninja innovation and the future of work
The American | March 5, 2019
How Innovation and Cooperation Across the Atlantic Can Power a Post-Brexit Future
Washington Examiner | March 4, 2019
What 5G can do for DC

February

ARL Now | February 25, 2019
Amazon is a Perfect Fit for Crystal City
Tech.pinions | February 10, 2019
Health Technology in Ninja Future: Secrets to Success in the New World of Innovation
LinkedIn | February 19, 2019
Why Ninja Innovators Make Five Year Plans
NextGov | February 13, 2019
Why Our Government Leaders Must Take the Wheel on Self-Driving Vehicles in 2019—and How They Can Do it
LinkedIn | February 13, 2019
The Power of Patient Data
Morning Consult | February 8, 2019
Trump Administration’s Smart Move to Cut Health Care Costs
Venture Beat | February 7, 2019
The U.S. risks being outpaced on innovation within the next 10 years
Fox News | February 6, 2019
Trump laid out an infrastructure strategy for growth – Let's get moving and unite around it

January 2019

LinkedIn | January 31, 2019
We Now Live In a “Permissionless” World
Hawaii Free Press | January 28, 2019
Who should regulate drones?
American Spectator | January 18, 2019
Self-Driving Vehicles on the Road to America’s Ninja Future
LinedkIn | January 18, 2019
To conquer today’s business world, think like a ninja
Fox Business | January 7, 2019
What the US needs to maintain leadership in 5G, tech innovation
Las Vegas Sun | January 6, 2019
Ninja innovators: Who they are, and why CES is the place to find them
Las Vegas Review Journal | January 5, 2019
CES highlights innovation across corporate America