University Degree, Université Panthéon-Assas II; J.D., ELTE School of Law; LL.M., University of Virginia School of Law
Krisztian Katona is Vice President of Global Competition and Regulatory Policy at the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) in Washington, DC. He represents CCIA and advises the industry on domestic and international antitrust and competition, technology, and regulatory issues. Professor Katona has more than eighteen years of professional experience, including serving at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as Counsel for International Antitrust responsible for multilateral antitrust affairs and international enforcement and policy cooperation. In that role, he represented the FTC and the U.S. Government in bilateral antitrust consultations and international organizations, including the OECD Competition Committee and the International Competition Network. In 2019, he served as a senior FTC advisor at CADE, the Brazilian antitrust agency. In addition, he served as an attorney in the FTC’s Technology Enforcement Division, investigating and litigating potential violations of the antitrust laws in technology markets. During his 15-year government career, he also received the FTC Award for Distinguished Service. Prior to the FTC, he worked on antitrust and competition matters in the Washington, DC office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, focusing on international mergers and investigations of alleged anticompetitive conduct and civil litigation.