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2014-02-04 08:42:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the CEO network that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today announced the appointment of Linda Moore as president and CEO. Moore will lead the organization from Washington D.C. and oversee all federal and state programs in support of the policy priorities most important to our nation's vital technology industry. In doing so, Moore will oversee the organization's political, policy and communications...

2013-03-14 12:32:28

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, is pleased to announce the addition of Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! chief executive officer, president and director, and Safra Catz, Oracle president and chief financial officer to TechNet's Executive Council. "We are delighted to welcome Marissa Mayer and Safra Catz onto the Executive Council," said Rey Ramsey, president...

2013-03-11 08:30:26

74% Want Reform of U.S. Corporate Tax Code to Help U.S. Businesses Stay Globally Competitive; Predict Next Great Innovation Will Come From China Rather Than U.S. WASHINGTON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today released a new survey that found there is a strong desire among U.S. likely voters to have an open and flexible immigration system to embrace...

2013-01-29 20:21:54

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed the U.S. Senate introduction of the Immigration Innovation Act, offered by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota), Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Chris Coons (D-Delaware), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Dean Heller (R-NV), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), John Hoeven (R-ND) and Mark...

2012-12-06 12:32:12

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ConvergeUS, the nonprofit arm of TechNet, announced the launch of Operation Appreciation 2012, a fundraising campaign to demonstrate public appreciation for the families of our nation's troops and facilitate online donations for leading military family support organizations. In keeping with the holiday season, ConvergeUS has teamed up with actor Geoff Stults, whose TV credits include The Finder, Ben and Kate, and 7(th) Heaven, and whose...

2012-12-05 08:31:45

Washington State Tops Ranking of U.S. States Benefiting from Broadband WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- States with high levels of investment in their broadband infrastructure stand a better chance of seeing economic benefits, according to a new study. TechNet, a bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the innovation economy, today unveiled its 2012 State Broadband Index assessing state policies and business climate that impact broadband...

2012-11-14 12:30:09

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, and the Massachusetts Broadband Institute, a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, today will bring together leading innovation and technology companies to discuss the wired economy. The summit, to be held at MIT's Stata Center, will address how Massachusetts is working with public and private...

2012-09-19 06:34:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today reiterates its call for Congress to seize the bi-partisan opportunity to overhaul the U.S. tax code to help U.S. companies remain competitive in an increasingly global economy. The following is a statement from TechNet President and CEO Rey Ramsey on the need for tax reform: "The tech sector is...

2012-09-12 10:29:55

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, testified today in front of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on the economic impact of the developing app economy. Ramsey's testimony explored the breathtakingly fast adoption of smart phones and other mobile devices in the United...

2012-07-27 06:23:42

Discussion Focuses on Technology Ecosystem and Growing U.S. Economy PALO ALTO, Calif., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, this week hosted Federal Communications Commissioners Ajit Pai and Jessica Rosenworcel at roundtables in Silicon Valley with business leaders from TechNet to talk about communications and innovation policy issues related to growing the U.S....