Washington, D.C. — TechNet, the
bipartisan policy and political network of innovation economy CEOs and senior
executives, today announced the addition of two executives to its Executive
Council and three new companies to its general membership.

“TechNet is pleased to welcome
Julie Sweet of Accenture and Lyndon Rive of SolarCity to our Executive Council as
well as HP Inc., Instacart, and Booster Fuels to our general membership,”
said Linda Moore,
president and CEO of TechNet. “We look forward to working with these new members
to continue to advocate for policies that encourage economic growth and

Sweet, Group Chief Executive, North America of Accenture, and Lyndon Rive,
Co-Founder and CEO of SolarCity, will join the Executive Council effective immediately.

said: “New digital technologies are
driving disruption across the business and public policy arenas. I am delighted to join TechNet’s Executive
Council and look forward to engaging with my colleagues on the many issues that
are critical to promoting innovation and economic growth.”

Rive said:
“With the increased adoption of solar,
battery storage, and other energy efficient technologies, we are moving quickly
towards a 21st century energy system that is cleaner, more efficient, and more
affordable than what came before it. I
look forward to adding my voice to TechNet’s Executive Council so we can better
drive innovative solutions to today’s most pressing issues.”

Current members of TechNet’s
Executive Council include:

  • Bruce Aust, Vice Chairman, Nasdaq
  • Safra A. Catz, CEO, Oracle
  • John Chambers, Executive
    Chairman, Cisco
  • Weili Dai, President and
    Co-founder, Marvell Technology Group
  • John Doerr, Partner, Kleiner
    Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • David I. Goulden, Chief Executive
    Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure, EMC Corporation
  • Michael Gregoire, CEO, CA
  • Tim Healy, Co-Founder, Chairman
    and CEO, EnerNOC
  • Terry Howerton, Co-Founder and
    CEO, TechNexus
  • Badar Khan, President and CEO,
    Direct Energy
  • Ronald A. Klain, Executive Vice
    President and General Counsel, Revolution LLC
  • John McAdam, President, Chief
    Executive Officer, and Director, F5 Networks
  • Gregg R. Melinson, Senior Vice
    President, Corporate Affairs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Kim Polese, Chairman, ClearStreet,
  • Ellen Richey, Vice Chairman, Risk
    and Public Policy, Visa
  • Eric Schmidt,
    Executive Chairman, Google
  • Bruce Sewell, General Counsel and
    Senior Vice President of Legal and Global Security, Apple
  • Brad Smith, President and Chief
    Legal Officer, Microsoft
  • KR Sridhar, Co-Founder and CEO, Bloom

addition, three new companies have joined TechNet’s general membership network:

Booster Fuels, based in San Jose, CA, is tackling a weekly
pain point in the lives of nearly all Americans by providing on-demand fuel
service while you work.

based in Palo Alto, CA, is a global leader in printing, personal systems,
software, services, and IT infrastructure, delivering solutions for customers’
most complex challenges in every region of the world.

Instacart, based in San Francisco, CA, is building the
best way for people to shop for groceries online and have them delivered to
their doors, and for local retailers to implement an e-commerce and delivery
solution for their consumers.

network of more than 70 members includes: Apple, Facebook, Oracle, Microsoft,
Google, Cisco, Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Marvell,
Bloom Energy, eBay, and Nasdaq, among others.

About TechNet
TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of
CEOs and senior executives that promotes the growth of the technology industry
by building long-term relationships between technology leaders and policymakers
and by advocating a targeted policy agenda at the federal and 50-state
level. TechNet has offices in
Washington, D.C., Silicon Valley, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston, and Austin.