Jonathan Cannon is a policy counsel in Technology and Innovation. He researches and writes policy papers, op-eds and blog posts about significant topics related to privacy, antitrust and telecommunications; engages directly with leaders on key policy issue areas; and interacts with a range of national and local media outlets to educate and provide context on the most impactful technology and innovation policy.

Prior to R Street, Jonathan worked as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Federal Communications Commission, he also served as the Acting Legal Advisor in the Office of FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington, and as an Attorney Advisor in the Wireline Competition Bureau, Pricing Policy Division.

Jonathan received his JD from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, with a certificate in Law and Technology, and a BA in political science and a BS in psychology from the University of Central Florida.

He lives in Washington D.C. with his fiancée and their dog, Ellie.