Wayne Brough is policy director for R Street’s Technology and Innovation team. He manages product flow on technology policy issues while also continuing his own research in competition policy and intellectual property.

Prior to R Street, Wayne was the president of the Innovation Defense Foundation, a free-market think tank focusing on technology policy that he co-founded. Additionally, Wayne was the chief economist and vice president for research for FreedomWorks, where he oversaw research on a broad portfolio of issues, promoting market-based solutions to public policy questions.

Wayne received his PhD in economics from George Mason University, with a focus in industrial organization and public choice.

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