As Research Fellow and Regulatory Counsel, Ryan Radia focuses on adapting law and public policy to the unique challenges of the information age. His research areas at the Competitive Enterprise Institute include intellectual property, information privacy, telecommunications, cybersecurity, competition policy, media regulation, and Internet freedom.
Radia has published articles in major news outlets including The Seattle Times, Forbes, San Jose Mercury News, The Star-Ledger, Ad Age, Investor’s Business Daily, and Ars Technica. He has been quoted in publications including the Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, TIME, Fortune, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, POLITICO, The Baltimore Sun, and Bloomberg News. He has appeared on dozens of television and radio programs, including American Public Media's "Marketplace," Fox Business Network's "Cavuto," CNBC's "Power Lunch," and the "Laura Ingraham Show" on Talk Radio Network.
Radia also blogs on the Technology Liberation Front, a group technology policy blog dedicated to advancing freedom and liberty in the digital age. His commentary has been referenced by blogs including The Atlantic’s Daily Dish, The Washington Post’s Faster Forward, and Techdirt. His research has been cited scholarly journals such as the Brooklyn Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, and the Iowa Law Review Bulletin.
Radia earned his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School, where he served as Senior Articles Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Northwestern University. Before joining CEI in 2007, he worked in the alternative risk financing sector.
He is admitted to the District of Columbia Bar.