Washington, DC, June 17, 2014 -- The Technology CEO Council today announced that it has named longtime Democratic strategist CR Wooters as its Deputy Executive Director. Wooters is currently and will remain a principal with bipartisan government relations firm Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti. In his new role, Wooters will work with Tech CEO Council members including the CEOs of Xerox, IBM, Dell, Intel and others to advance policies that promote U.S. competitiveness, including tax, trade and immigration.
(Washington, DC) May 6, 2014 — Technology CEO Council Executive Director Bruce Mehlman issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decision to authorize employment for spouses of workers on H-1B visas pending green card application and to ease EB-1 visa petition criterion:
WASHINGTON, DC - Leading DC-area tech associations are continuing to push for immigration reform today, as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) begins accepting applications for scarce H-1B visas for FY15. As a part of this outreach, the Technology CEO Council and seven tech trade associations today released an educational video explaining the negative impact of dysfunctional immigration laws on American jobs and the overall U.S. economy. The video, entitled “Brain Drain” is available at: http://youtu.be/NS4U_lFhBNA
(Washington, DC) December 19, 2013 — Technology CEO Council Chair Ursula M. Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation, today issued the following statement in response to the recent introduction of the Digital Trade Act of 2013 by Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR):
Washington, D.C. – Today, 29 coalitions and trade associations, representing hundreds of American businesses that employ tens of millions of American workers, released the following statement in advance of the first meeting of the Budget Conference Committee: