Christopher Koopman



Christopher Koopman is the CEO at the Abundance Institute. Previous to this position he was the Executive Director at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University. He specializes in regulation, competition, and innovation. His research and commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, Bloomberg, and NPR. He is also a contributor at The Hill, and was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 2016 for law and policy. In 2021, Koopman was appointed by Governor Spencer Cox to serve a four year term on Utah’s Personal Privacy Oversight Commission.

Prior to joining the Center for Growth and Opportunity, Koopman was a senior research fellow and director of the Technology Policy Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is currently a Senior Affiliated Scholar with the Mercatus Center and a member of the IT & Emerging Technology Working Group at the Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project.


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