David Kolata

Executive Director

Speaking at

Panel 3: IoT


David Kolata is the Executive Director of the Citizens Utility Board, an organization called the “gold standard of consumer groups nationwide” by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He started at CUB in 2001 as a senior policy analyst, moving to director of policy and government affairs in 2003. He was named Executive Director in September 2005. Prior to joining CUB, he was a policy analyst for the Environmental Law & Policy Center, where he focused on transportation and energy issues. David is a 1991 graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He received a master’s degree in political science from the University of Toronto in 1993, and a Ph.D. in the same subject from Vanderbilt University in 2003. He is a board member of the Illinois Environmental Council.
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