Senior Vice President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Christopher D. Roberti is senior vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is responsible for cybersecurity policy, supply chain security policy, space policy, defense procurement policy, and public-private sector operational cyber collaboration and intelligence sharing. In this role he leads the Chamber’s national security advocacy on high-profile policy issues, influencing legislation and regulation at federal, state, and local levels. In addition, Roberti is responsible for managing the Chamber’s relationships with key U.S. Government interlocutors across the national security, intelligence community, and law enforcement sectors. He also served as chief of staff for former Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue from 2013-2021, where he advised Donohue on a range of domestic and international issues, program integration, and strategy. Roberti works closely with other members of the Chamber's executive leadership team and board of directors to coordinate policy initiatives and programs on issues of key importance to the American business community. Before joining the Chamber, Roberti served for nearly a decade in the federal government in the national security arena, with much of his work overseas. He began his career as a corporate attorney at a global law firm, where his practice focused on international private equity, mergers & acquisitions, and securities transactions. Roberti also serves on the board of directors of the National Cryptologic Foundation, where he chairs the nominating and governance committee. Roberti earned a J.D. degree from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and received B.A. degrees from the University of Illinois in political science and German. He speaks several foreign languages and has extensive experience living and working overseas in a range of environments.