Sally Hubbard is an antitrust expert who specializes in tech platforms, competition and privacy. She is the author of Monopolies Suck: 7 Ways Big Corporations Rule Your Life and How to Take Back Control. Sally is Director of Enforcement Strategy at the Open Markets Institute, an organization developing solutions to America's monopoly crisis. She has testified before the U.S. Senate on self-preferencing by Big Tech, the House of Representative on proposals to promote competition in digital markets and on Facebook's and Google's roles in the weakening of journalism, and the Federal Trade Commission on acquisitions of nascent competitors.
A former Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General under the Spitzer, Cuomo and Schneiderman administrations, Sally investigated violations of state and federal antitrust laws from local mergers to nationwide multi-state price-fixing. She was honored with the Louis Leftkowitz Award for her efforts in investigating municipal bond derivative bid-rigging.
Previously, Sally lead The Capitol Forum’s investigative coverage of monopolization issues, where her expertise in antitrust and tech giants, including Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon, yielded predictive analysis of regulatory outcomes. She also was among the first to analyze the market structures and business incentives that support misinformation, writing about how "fake news" is an antitrust problem in early 2017.
Sally also founded and hosted Women Killing It!, a podcast series that interviews career rockstars to find out what has worked for them, how they got where they are today, and what they wish they knew sooner. Combining her two passions of antitrust and women's rights, Sally helped pioneer the study of the relationship between concentrated market power and gender inequality. She has spoken in Congress, at the OECD, and to governments worldwide on the topic.
Sally has been published in a variety of print media, including The New York Times, CNN Business, Slate, Competition Policy International, and more. She has been quoted in a wide range of news outlets and is a panelist on The Washington Post Technology 202 Network. She has appeared as a TV guest commentator on BBC World News, CTV, CNN and Bloomberg TV.
Sally holds a Bachelor of Arts from The College of William and Mary and a law degree from New York University School of Law.