US

CCIA Applauds Confirmation of New Leadership to White House OSTP

BY Heather Greenfield
January 3, 2019

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association applauds the unanimous Senate confirmation of Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The position, which has been vacant for nearly two years, serves as the chief advisor to the president on a wide range of tech issues both domestically and internationally.

The following can be attributed to President & CEO Ed Black:

“This is a vitally important link to the administration that has been missing for far too long. The tech industry has increasingly been the focus of policymakers, and this confirmation will help secure continued cooperation and collaboration between the two. We look forward to the opportunity to work with Dr. Droegemeier on a host of emerging issues as OSTP works to expand partnerships within industry and academia.”

Related Articles

CCIA Submits Comments To OSTP Supporting Privacy Enhancing Technologies

Jul 8, 2022

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments in response to an Office of Science and Technology Policy request for information on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), which are automated processes for minimizing data usage and disclosure. PETs have the ability to “recode privacy law” in a manner that minimizes risk of unwanted disclosure…

Tech Associations Offer Digital Trade Priorities for Biden-Harris Administration

Jan 22, 2021

Washington — The Computer & Communications Industry Association joined 4 other associations in a statement to the incoming Biden Administration on digital trade. This is critical at a time when some longtime trading partners are enacting new barriers to cross-border delivery of digital services and goods. Industry encourages the Biden-Harris Administration to make open, rules-based…

CCIA Statement on Selection of Ron Klain as Chief of Staff

Nov 13, 2020

Washington — President-Elect Joe Biden has named Ron Klain as his White House chief of staff. Klain, who previously served as Biden’s chief of staff while vice president, is a longtime aide and advisor to the President-Elect. The following can be attributed to CCIA Board Chair and CEO Emeritus Ed Black: “I heartily congratulate President-Elect…