Caleb Watney

Caleb Watney leads R Street’s work on emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, drones and robotics. In this role, he regularly meets with policymakers, files regulatory comments, writes op-eds and manages a monthly technology policy working group.

Caleb was previously a graduate research fellow at the Mercatus Center, working with the Technology Policy Program. He has also worked as a policy research consultant for Uber.

Caleb received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Sterling College and his master’s in economics from George Mason University.

Building Tomorrow

Facial Recognition or Faceless Man?

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Caleb Watney on May 2, 2019

Our brains cannot remember the faces of everyone we cross on the street, but for better & for worse facial recognition software can.