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Sean Vitka

Federal Policy Manager

Sean Vitka is the Federal Policy Manager at the Sunlight Foundation. He’s been focused on public interest work since 2007, when he founded a charity that provides technological solutions to problems associated with disability and hospitalization. Since then, he’s earned a J.D. from Boston College law school, where he focused on technology policy and practiced housing law.

Sean’s worked at the Open Technology Institute, the Institute for Public Representation at Georgetown Law, and was a 2013 Google Policy Fellow. His writing on economics, the law and technology has been published in a variety of places, including Ars Technica, The Chicago Tribune, Slate and The Washington Post. He has in turn been directly quoted or cited in articles published by The Guardian, Bloomberg, MSNBC, Mother Jones, Andrew Sullivan's The Dish, The Plum Line at The Washington Post, and many others.