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Colin McKay

Colin McKay

Former Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Google Canada

Colin is responsible for setting strategy and implementing advocacy campaigns for Google in Canada on issues related to innovation, internet regulation, data protection and trade policy, among many others.

He previously worked on privacy, innovation, transportation and immigration policy with the Government of Canada, including at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

He is a past member of the Government Advisory Committee on Open Data and is Vice Chair of the Board of MediaSmarts, the national digital literacy organization. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Board at the Information Technology Association of Canada, and is on the board of the Canadian American Business Council.