Vice President of Global Competition and Regulatory Policy
Krisztian Katona is Vice President of Global Competition and Regulatory Policy at the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) in Washington, DC. He represents CCIA and advises industry on domestic and international antitrust and competition, technology, and regulatory issues. Krisztian has more than eighteen years of professional experience, including serving at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as Counsel for International Antitrust responsible for multilateral antitrust affairs and international cooperation. In that role, he also represented the FTC and the U.S. Government in bilateral antitrust consultations and international organizations. In addition, he served as an attorney in the agency’s Technology Enforcement Division, investigating and litigating potential violations of the antitrust laws in technology markets. During his 15-year government career, he also received the FTC Award for Distinguished Service. Prior to the FTC, he worked on antitrust and competition matters in the Washington, DC office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Krisztian is an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, a U.S. Non Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, and a member of the governing Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Antitrust Law Section. He holds law degrees from the University of Virginia School of Law, the University of Konstanz (Germany), Paris II Panthéon-Assas University (France), and ELTE University (Hungary). A frequent speaker and author on international competition, technology, and regulatory issues, he is admitted to the bars of the State of New York, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Supreme Court of England and Wales. In 2016 and 2020, Global Competition Review named him one of the top 40 competition lawyers under the age of 40 worldwide.