René Quashie

VP, Policy & Regulatory Affairs of Digital Health, Consumer Technology Association

René Quashie is the first-ever Vice President of Policy & Regulatory Affairs of Digital Health. Quashie provides guidance on key technical and regulatory issues relating to consumer digital health and wellness technology products, services, software and apps. Quashie will also work on behalf of CTA’s Health and Fitness Technology Division , which supports the consumer health technology industry through education, research, standards work, policy initiatives and more. The division’s industry-consensus accomplishments include the creation of CTA’s Guiding Principles on the Privacy and Security of Personal Wellness Data , addressing how companies should treat consumers’ personal wellness data. CTA works closely with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the National Coordinator and other related government agencies. Quashie previously was in private law practice at several national firms, and earned his law degree from George Washington University.