Hilary Cain

Director (Group Manager), Technology and Innovation Policy

Toyota North America

Hilary Cain is Director of Technology and Innovation Policy for Toyota. In this position, she handles policy issues relating to connected and automated vehicle technology, including artificial intelligence, data privacy, cybersecurity, and telecommunications.

Prior to joining Toyota, Cain was on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. She served as Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation with jurisdiction over matters relating to competitiveness, technology, standards, and innovation. Previously, as a Counsel to the Committee, she handled parliamentary, procedural, and jurisdictional matters and participated in the development and implementation of legislative strategy. Before joining the Committee staff, Cain served as Legislative Director and Ways and Means Counsel for individual Members of Congress.

She holds a J.D. and a M.A. in Public Affairs from the University of Texas, and a B.A. in Political Science with honors from the University of Washington.