TechNet Applauds President Obama’s Appointment of Todd Park as U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Washington, D.C. – TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today released the following statement by TechNet President and CEO Rey Ramsey on President Obama’s appointment of Todd Park as U.S. Chief Technology Officer:
“President Obama has made an outstanding choice in Todd Park as the next White House Chief Technology Officer. Todd is an entrepreneur at heart and knows how the private sector and public sector can work together to create innovation, jobs and opportunity for more Americans. We look forward to working with Todd and the Administration on the many important programs to spur cutting-edge discovery and innovation in the United States.”
TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of CEOs that promotes the growth of technology industries and the economy by building long-term relationships between technology leaders and policymakers and by advocating a targeted policy agenda. TechNet’s members represent more than one million employees in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, e-commerce and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, DC, Palo Alto, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston and Austin. Web address: www.technet.org. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @technetupdate.
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