Anne Hobson is a technology policy fellow with the R Street Institute, specializing in free-market approaches to emerging technology including virtual reality, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and the sharing economy.
Before joining R Street, Anne was a policy associate at Facebook’s D.C, office. She is an alumna of the Mercatus Center MA Fellowship at George Mason University, where she worked with the technology policy program. In that role, she co-authored a paper on how the internet, the sharing economy and reputational feedback mechanisms solve the “lemons problem.”
Anne previously was a new media manager with The American Spectator magazine, a position she held through the Koch Associate Program.
Anne graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor’s in international affairs. She has a master’s degree in applied economics from George Mason University.