Tag Archives: Information Technology Industry Council

White House Asks Tech Firms to Help Combat COVID-19; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House on Wednesday called on technology companies to help the government in its campaign against the new coronavirus, The Hill reported Wednesday. “The White House's top priority is ensuring the safety and health of the American people amid the COVID-19 outbreak," Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said during a phone call Wednesday. "Cutting edge technology companies and major online platforms will play a critical role in this all-hands-on-deck effort."

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IT Industry Council Names Public Sector Division's National Security Chief, Global Policy Managers in Series of Exec Moves

The Information Technology Industry Council has named several executives to lead its public sector, environment and sustainability, and global policy teams in an effort to expand ITI's advocacy programs within the technology industry. ITI said Wednesday Jonathan Clifford, formerly senior policy adviser to Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-New Jersey), will serve as director …

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Intel, Samsung Create Industry Forum to Develop IoT Policy Recommendations

Intel, Samsung have launched an interactive dialogue that seeks to convene technology industry stakeholders to develop Internet of Things policy recommendations for U.S. lawmakers. Samsung said Wednesday the National IoT Strategy Dialogue was created in response to technology leaders’ call for a forum that can help industry and Congress to realize the potential advantages of IoT technology for …

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Robert Hoffman to Head Motorola Solutions' Gov’t Affairs Org

Robert Hoffman, formerly government relations senior vice president at the Washington-based Information Technology Industry Council, has joined Motorola Solutions as corporate VP and government affairs lead. He will report directly to Mark Hacker, general counsel and SVP of legal and government affairs, and be based at Motorola Solutions’ office in Washington …

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