Rohit Chopra is a U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner. Commissioner Chopra has actively advocated promoting a fair and fully-functioning marketplace through vigorous agency enforcement that protects families and honest companies from those that break the law.
He is active in international discussions on the digital economy, including the intersection between data protection, competition, and civil rights. During his tenure at the FTC, he has pushed for aggressive remedies against lawbreaking companies, especially repeat offenders, and has worked to reverse the FTC’s reliance on no-money, no-fault settlements. He actively supports modernizing the FTC’s analytical techniques and has written about potential uses of the FTC’s competition rulemaking authority, which has gone unused for decades.
He was previously Assistant Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he led oversight of the student loan market. He holds a B.A. from Harvard University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.