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NOV 29, 2016 | US

Tech Industry to President-Elect Trump: Tap 21st Century Innovation to Solve our Biggest Challenges

Washington – November 30, 2016 – BSA | The Software Alliance, along with a number of technology trade associations, offered our commitment to work with President-elect Donald Trump to leverage America’s leadership in technology to help move the country forward.

The joint letter includes recommendations to invest in jobs and a more inclusive economy, and to use technology to grow productivity and work across silos.

Technology can play a significant role in fostering growth and innovation across the nation. The success of the tech industry is also critical to the US economy. A recent report from BSA shows the software industry contributes more than $1 trillion to the US GDP, nearly 10 million jobs, and $52 billion in R&D, with significant impact in each of the 50 states.

The letter was signed by the leaders of the following associations (listed in alphabetical order):

  • 1776
  • ACT | The App Association
  • Allied for Startups
  • BSA | The Software Alliance
  • Computer and Communications Industry Association
  • Computing Technology Industry Association
  • Consumer Technology Association
  • Engine
  • Entertainment Software Association
  • Information Technology Industry Council
  • Internet Association
  • Semiconductor Industry Association
  • Software & Information Industry Association
  • Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • TechNet
  • Telecommunications Industry Association
  • Technology CEO Council

The letter can be found here.

SOBRE A BSA

A BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) é a principal defensora do setor global de software perante governos e no mercado internacional. Seus membros estão entre as empresas mais inovadoras do mundo, criando soluções de software que estimulam a economia e melhoram a vida moderna.

Com sede em Washington, DC e operações em mais de 30 países, a BSA promove programas de conformidade que promovem o uso legal de software e defendem políticas públicas que promovem a inovação tecnológica e o crescimento da economia digital.

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

Riley McBride Smith

Telephone: 202-591-1125
E-mail: Riley@allisonpr.com

For Media Inquiries

E-mail: media@bsa.org

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Christine Lynch

CONTACTO DE PRENSA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org