Peter Leroe-Muñoz is the Vice-President of Technology & Innovation Policy for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. In this role, he heads the Leadership Group’s federal and state policy efforts on technology issues, including Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, IoT, and Patent Litigation Reform, among others.
Prior to joining the Leadership Group, Peter worked as In-House Counsel for a Bay Area financial advisory firm specializing in municipal securities. Before that position, he served as a Deputy District Attorney in San Benito County for nearly six years. In that role, Peter prosecuted narcotics crimes, gang violence, and financial crimes. He worked alongside law enforcement and community leaders to put criminal offenders behind bars.
Peter is active within the community, and serves on the Gilroy City Council. He was elected to the Council in 2010 as one of the youngest councilmembers in city history. He serves as Gilroy’s representative on the Cities Association of Santa Clara County, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, and the Silicon Valley Regional Interoperability Authority.
Peter earned a BA with honors in Political Science from UC Berkeley, and a JD from Harvard Law School.
He is married to Rosanna Leroe-Muñoz, who is a director at a financial technology start-up. Peter and Rosanna enjoy working out, attending Cal football games, and participating in events for various non-profit organizations.