Joshua Stager

Deputy Director, Broadband and Competition Policy, Open Technology Institute

Joshua Stager is Deputy Director, Broadband and Competition Policy at New America’s Open Technology Institute. He leads OTI’s legislative, regulatory, and legal advocacy on a range of issues including broadband connectivity, net neutrality, digital equity, and antitrust enforcement. 

Prior to OTI, Stager served as Senator Al Franken's law clerk on the Senate Judiciary Committee, focusing on telecommunications, antitrust, privacy, and surveillance law. He was previously a legislative aide for Congresswoman Betty McCollum, a law clerk in the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, and a journalist at Congressional Quarterly.

Stager earned a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from George Washington University.