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Debbie Matties

Debbie Matties joined CTIA in March 2013 as its Vice President of Privacy. In this newly created role, Matties works with CTIA members on industry best practices and is the lead on CTIA's efforts to educate policymakers and consumers about the options wireless companies offer to protect personal information. She also serves as the association's primary liaison with government agencies and their representatives on privacy issues.

Before joining CTIA, Matties was the Senior Attorney Advisor for Consumer Protection to former Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz. She played an integral role on the Privacy Report, Facial Recognition Technology Report and reports on mobile privacy. Matties also advised Chairman Leibowitz on financial and other consumer protection regulation and enforcement.

Previously, Matties was a staff attorney at the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection and an associate at Covington & Burling. She was a judicial clerk for The Honorable Leonard I. Garth at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Newark, NJ and for The Honorable Thomas Penfield Jackson at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Matties has a Juris Doctor with highest honors from George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in biology from the University of Pennsylvania.

CTIA Statement on the NTIA Code of Conduct on Mobile Application Transparency

On behalf of CTIA-The Wireless Association® members on the NTIA Code of Conduct on Mobile Application Transparency, I said: “CTIA has been encouraged by the experience of parties working together in the multistakeholder process. While member companies will need to evaluate the final Code thoroughly, CTIA supports company consideration of the draft Code of Conduct [...]