Cris Turner is the Vice President for Global Government Affairs at Micron Technology, joining the company in July 2020. Prior to that, he served as the Manager for Government Affairs for Dell since 2008. In that role, Turner led Dell’s global cybersecurity policy efforts. He also was responsible for managing Dell’s budget + procurement, cloud computing, telecommunications, education, and environment agendas before U.S. elected officials. Turner coordinated Dell’s corporate social responsibility activities in D.C. Prior to joining Dell, Turner served as both the Federal and State Public Policy Manager for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), where he advocated on cybersecurity, telecommunications, trade, and internet issues before federal and state elected and appointed officials. In this capacity, he served as CompTIA’s representative to numerous organizations including the Information Technology Sector Coordinating Council and the Whitespaces Coalition. Turner has also worked with the government affairs firms of Alcalde & Fay and The Ferguson Group, managing local government and transportation clients. He specialized in security, infrastructure, transportation and telecommunications issues. He started his career in Washington at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, where he worked on policy issues related to international air transportation. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and attended the University of Colorado School of Law. Turner currently serves on the Executive Board of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, and is active with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.