JUL 15, 2020 | US
Big Tech Is in the Hot Seat in Washington. Here Are the 16 Most Influential People Shaping Policy for the Industry From the Nation’s Capital.
Business Insider, July 15, 2020
Business Insider included BSA's President and CEO, Victoria Espinel in a guide of the most important people at the intersection of tech, politics, and policy in Washington.
What the Internet Alliance is for internet companies, the Software Alliance is for…well, software. The trade group counts companies like IBM, Slack, and Salesforce among its members and advocates for its members’ interests on copyright, cybersecurity, privacy, artificial intelligence, and more.
During the Bush administration, Espinel was a US trade representative focused on intellectual property and innovation, and later joined Obama’s White House as his adviser on intellectual property.
BSA |“软件联盟”(www.bsa.org) 是全球软件行业的主要倡导者，旨在代表该行业，向政府和国际市场发声。其成员包括全球最具创新力的公司，这些公司制定的软件解决方案，不但能够刺激经济，还能提升现代生活的品质。
BSA 的总部位于华盛顿特区，其营运机构遍布 30 多个国家。BSA 凭借这些机构，率先涉足合规项目，以期促进使用合法软件、倡导制定公共政策，并以此培养技术创新能力，以及推动发展数字经济。