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CompTIA Announces 2016 ‘California Tech Champions’

Jan 20, 2016

Recognizes Two State Legislators for their Contribution to the State’s Tech Industry 

SACRAMENTO - CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, today announced its recognition of two California legislators as ‘Tech Champions’ for their consistent leadership and support of the technology industry in the California state legislature. 

The Tech Champions for 2016 are:

  • Assembly Member Evan Low (D- Silicon Valley)
  • Assembly Member Ling Ling Chang (R- Diamond Bar)

“We are honored to present Assembly Members Low and Chang as our 2016 Tech Champion for their continued efforts and support of the technology industry here in California,” said Kelly Hitt, CompTIA’s Director of Government Affairs for California. “As many states look to California as a leader in innovation, it is important that our elected officials support legislation that will boost the digital economy. Our Tech Champions are strong voices for the technology community and are helping to ensure that our industry continues to succeed.”

The Tech Champions award recognizes those legislators who are outstanding advocates for the technology industry in the legislature and have shown consistent support for this vital economic sector. Since 1991, CompTIA has been recognizing state legislators for their contributions to the success of high-technology.

About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the voice of the information technology industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners and nearly 2 million IT certifications issued, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy. Visit CompTIA online, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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. 

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