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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.


Original Posting: https://www.businessinsider.com/top-tech-policy-people-washington-lobbyists-google-facebook-amazon-twitter-2020-7


BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.

With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.


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