Gary Shapiro Wiki
Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association as well as the author of best selling books.
Gary Shapiro Biography
He the author of the bestselling books Ninja Future: Secrets to Success in the New World of Innovation (William Morrow, 2019), Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses (William Morrow, 2013) and The Comeback. How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream (Beaufort Books, 2011).
Through these books, media interviews, and opinion pieces in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, He explains the economic importance of innovation. Gary is considered an “influencer” on LinkedIn and is a speaker at conferences including DLD, Milken, The Next Web, and SXSW.
He holds a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. Shapiro is a graduate of Binghamton University, where he majored in economics and psychology. He was an associate at the law firm of Squire, Sanders, and Dempsey. Gary also worked as a legislative aide on Capitol Hill.
He helped found and chaired the HDTV Model Station, and has served on the board of the Advanced Television Test Center. Gary co-founded and chaired the HDTV Model Station, served as a leader of the Advanced Television Test Center (ATTC) and is a charter inductee to the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers, receiving its highest award as the industry leader most influential in advancing HDTV.
He is chairman of the Home Recording Rights Coalition. While he was at Georgetown, J. Edward Day, a senior partner at Squire, began to mentor Gary. Edward instructed Gary to begin monitoring developments in the Sony case. The case was filed to prevent Sony and retailers from making and selling video cassette recorders.
The decision by the Ninth Circuit against Sony spurred a group of retailers, consumer groups and manufacturers, such as 3M, General Electric and RCA, to start weekly meetings in order to coordinate their fight against the verdict. These meetings quickly resulted in the creation of the HRRC.
As chairman of the coalition, Shapiro has testified before Congress and has helped ensure the growth of the video rental market, VCRs, home computers, and audio-recording equipment, including MP3 technology.
Shapiro was born on August 28, 1956, in America.
He divorced and later remarried. Shapiro has two sons with his second wife, Susan Malinowski, and two sons from a previous marriage.
- The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream (2011)
- Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses (2013)
- Ninja Future: Secrets to Success in the New World of Innovation (2019)
Gary Net Worth
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Gary Public Service and Recognition
He testified on a Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee hearing on the risks to innovation caused by over-regulation. Gary has been named a “Tech Titan” by Washingtonian magazine. In 2015, 2016, and 2017, The Hill named Shapiro “one of the most influential lobbyists” in Washington, D.C. In 2015, Shapiro was named one of DC Inno’s 50 on Fire of DC Government and Advocacy.
He has been repeatedly named one of the 100 most influential people in Washington by Washington Life magazine and a Tech Titan by Washingtonian magazine. Shapiro was inducted into the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers and in 2003 received its highest award as the industry leader most influential in advancing HDTV. Gary has held many exhibition industry leadership posts and received the IEEE Pinnacle Award.
In 2004, the Anti-Defamation League honored him with its American Heritage Award at its annual dinner in recognition of his “long commitment to the humanitarian goals of civil rights and justice.”Gary sits on the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy, the No Labels Executive Council, the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore Board of Directors and the American Enterprise Institute Global Internet Strategy Advisory Board.
Shapiro has served on the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the Economic Club of Washington, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Commission on Information Technology, which created policy positions for using the internet as a medium for business, and on the Board of Visitors of George Mason University. Shapiro has also been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a “mastermind” for his initiative in helping to create the Industry Cooperative for Ozone Layer Protection
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I'm excited to see how @uniformlaws' drone regulation proposal will help the industry thrive while balancing privacy and innovation. Read more in the @TechCrunch piece I wrote with @bwynne. https://t.co/w9UV2sywT8
— Gary Shapiro (@GaryShapiro) July 5, 2019