Andrea O’Sullivan is the former director of the Center for Technology and Innovation at the James Madison Institute. In her work, O’Sullivan focuses on competition, cybersecurity, cryptocurrency, the economics of technology, Internet freedom, and surveillance.
Her writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, Washington Times, US News and World Reports, and other outlets, and she pens a regular column on technology topics for Reason. She was selected as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in policy in 2016.
She previously served as a researcher and program manager at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, where she coauthored Liberalism and Cronyism: Two Rival Political and Economic Systems with Randall G. Holcombe and Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers with Jerry Brito.
O’Sullivan studied Economics and Political Science at Florida State University before completing her graduate studies in Economics at George Mason University.