Michael Petricone

SVP of Governmental Affairs
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)

Michael Petricone is the senior vice president of government affairs for the
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).

In his position, Michael has been responsible for representing the CE industry?s
position before Congress and the FCC on critical issues such as digital television
broadband, driver safety and home recording rights. Mr. Petricone is a frequent speaker
on policy issues impacting the consumer electronics industry, and in 2003 Michael was
featured by Dealerscope Magazine as one of the technology industry?s ?Top 40 Under

Mr. Petricone received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center
and his undergraduate degree from Tufts University.

CEA represents more than 2,000 U.S. manufacturers of audio, video, accessories,
mobile electronics, communication, information and multimedia products that are sold
through consumer channels. CEA also sponsors and manages the International
Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world?s largest annual trade event showcasing
consumer electronics products.