Dan Liutikas is the chief legal officer of CompTIA. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors of CompTIA and the Creating IT Futures Foundation as the secretary. He oversees CompTIA's Legal and Regulatory Affairs Department, which is responsible for protecting the association's interests; ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements; protecting and enforcing CompTIA's intellectual property rights; working with the business teams to achieve win-win outcomes with members, customers and partners; and overseeing the day-to-day governance requirements of the association, including the Board of Directors elections.
Liutikas also leads various initiatives in developing legal and regulatory resources for the membership, collaborating on initiatives with the public advocacy group and bringing together the IT legal community to jointly focus on industry initiatives.
He previously led the industry relations group in delivering a wide range of initiatives and programs for association members and the broader IT industry.
He is a passionate and intimately involved advocate for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) on public policy matters as well as non-legislative strategies for the IT industry. He is a frequent speaker and author on legal and business issues faced by SMB IT companies.
In addition to his responsibilities at CompTIA, he devotes his time to philanthropic causes, primarily within the IT industry, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Technology Academy, a Chicago charter school.
Liutikas has Juris Doctor, MBA and BA degrees and is also a certified public accountant.
In fall 2012, CompTIA's legal department was named one of Inside Counsel magazine's IC10; recognizing it as one of the most innovative adopters of technology for legal efficiency in the country. Learn more here.