Skip to main content

Like many websites, BSA’s websites use cookies to ensure the efficient functioning of those websites and give our users the best possible experience. You can learn more about how we use cookies, and how you can change your browser's cookie settings, in our cookies statement. By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings, you consent to our use of cookies.


Aaron Cooper

Senior Vice President, Global Policy

Aaron Cooper serves as Senior Vice President, Global Policy. In this role, Cooper leads BSA’s global policy team and contributes to the advancement of BSA members’ policy priorities around the world that affect the development of emerging technologies, including data privacy, cybersecurity, AI regulation, data flows, and digital trade. He testifies before Congress and is a frequent speaker on data governance and other issues important to the software industry.

Cooper previously served as a Chief Counsel for Chairman Patrick Leahy on the US Senate Judiciary Committee, and as Legal Counsel to Senator Paul Sarbanes. Cooper came to BSA from Covington and Burling, where he was of counsel, providing strategic guidance and policy advice on a broad range of technology issues.

Cooper is a graduate of Princeton University and Vanderbilt Law School. He clerked for Judge Gerald Tjoflat on the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.