WASHINGTON, D.C. – CompTIA has been named an Advisory Board member to the Smart Cities Council. In this role CompTIA will work with the Council to highlight the critical role of emerging technologies and their impact on the evolving smart cities ecosystem.
“The emergence of smart cities, directly impacted by the industrial internet of things, will help spark innovation and drive our nation’s economy,” said David Logsdon, Senior Director Government Affairs, CompTIA. “The Smart Cities Council is the leading national voice on smart cities issues, helping advocate for and implement policies that will prove beneficial to our nation. The NET Committee’s collective technical expertise coupled with the Smart Cities Council’s broad business network will be a powerful advocate for the technology industry and the nation’s economy.”
The Smart Cities Council’s mission is as an advisor and market accelerator. They promote the move to smart, sustainable cities and contribute to their Partners' business success through advocacy and action.
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About CompTIA Advocacy
Through its advocacy arm, CompTIA champions member-driven business and IT priorities that impact all information technology companies – from small managed solutions providers and software developers to large equipment manufacturers and communications service providers. CompTIA gives eyes, ears and a voice to technology companies, informing them of policy developments – and providing the means to do something about it.