Washington, D.C., February 5, 2015
– TechAmerica, the public sector and public policy department of CompTIA, issued the following statement today following the White House’s selection of Tony Scott as the next federal chief information officer.
“We applaud the White House for bringing on Tony Scott to oversee federal information technology. Tony’s background at VMWare and Microsoft make him a proven leader within the private sector and CompTIA looks forward to working with him closely,” said Elizabeth Hyman, Executive Vice President for Public Advocacy at CompTIA.
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The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the voice of the information technology (IT) industry. Its 2,000+ member companies, 1.8 million certification holders, and 3,000 academic and training partners, are at the forefront of innovation and digitalization. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market intelligence, networking events and professional certifications.
Through its TechAmerica public advocacy efforts, CompTIA champions member-driven business and IT priorities that impact the entire continuum of information technology companies – from small IT service providers and software developers to large equipment manufacturers and communications service providers. CompTIA, along with its policy arm TechAmerica, gives eyes, ears and a voice to technology companies, allowing them to quickly and comprehensively understand policy developments – and then do something about it. CompTIA fosters an environment for members to succeed in information technology through comprehensive global, national and regional advocacy as well as high-level business intelligence that delivers an edge in the marketplace.
TechAmerica is the public sector and public policy department of CompTIA, advocating before decision-makers at the state, federal and international levels of government. Representing technology companies of all sizes, TechAmerica is committed to expanding market opportunities and driving the competitiveness of the U.S. technology industry around the world.