Matt Furlow

Director, Policy

Matt Furlow is director of policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology
Engagement Center (C_TEC). He leads the portfolio on emerging technology issues, primarily focusing on innovative transportation technologies and automation as well as on communications and Internet policy. He also manages three policy groups including Working Groups on unmanned aircraft systems and automated vehicles and the Telecommunications and E-Commerce Committee. Furlow previously initiated and led the Chamber’s work on artificial intelligence and facial recognition. Furlow joined the Chamber in 2018 from the office of former-Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02). As his legislative director, he managed LoBiondo’s priorities on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, including his role as co-chair of the Unmanned Systems Caucus and the United States Coast Guard Caucus. Furlow coordinated the congressman’s efforts as chairman of the Aviation Subcommittee and acted as his liaison during floor consideration and bicameral negotiations of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.

Furlow also served as legislative director for Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-05) and legislative assistant for former Rep. Mark Sanford (SC-01).

He graduated from Bates College where he received a B.A. in politics. He is currently pursuing a J.D. at The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law.

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