Yahoo, Executive Director and Head of Americas Government Affairs
Margaret oversees Yahoo’s Americas Government Affairs team. She provides strategic counsel to Yahoo executives and develops and implements strategies and messaging to promote and protect Yahoo’s interest with Governments in the Americas region. She has extensive experience working on issues that are critical to Internet and technology companies including intellectual property, privacy and data security, national security, net neutrality, corporate tax, immigration and trade policies. Margaret is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Internet Association.
Prior to her work at Yahoo, Margaret served as the Assistant to the Vice President for Legislative Affairs where she was the Vice President’s top liaison to Congress. She played a key role in crafting and implementing legislative strategies for the Administration. In her two years in the Vice President’s office, Margaret worked to enact a wide range of legislation covering issues from energy, to national security, to immigration and the economy.
Margaret also has extensive experience with the federal budget and appropriation process. She was the Director of Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget, where she led the Administrations legislative efforts on budget and appropriation bills. Margaret spent the first six years of her career as a professional staff member on the Senate Budget Committee.
Margaret grew up in the District of Columbia a few blocks from the Capitol and still lives in the District. She graduated from Duke University in 1999 with a BA in Public Policy. She is married to Paul Nagle and has a daughter Anna and a stepdaughter Agnes.
Bio last updated July 12, 2016