Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy
Focus: Statistics, Data Analysis, Industry Research
Robert Casanova is the director of industry statistics and economic policy at the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), where he directs SIA’s statistics, data analysis, and industry research. Prior to joining SIA, Robert was an Industry Analyst and commodities expert at the U.S. International Trade Commission where he was responsible for research and market analysis of the semiconductor, robotics, and AI industries. Robert also worked on the staff of Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), where he handled the Senator’s International Trade, Small Business, and Indian Affairs legislative portfolio. Robert received a M.A. in International Economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Robert is an enrolled member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (MPTN) located in Mashantucket, CT, and an active member in his community. He is currently the Chair of the Tribe’s Audit Advisory Corporate Board for MPTN and the Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise.