February 05, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, ITI, the global voice of the tech sector, commended President Trump’s call to invest in advancing technologies that make up the “industries of the future,” in his State of the Union address:

“Robust investment in innovation will catalyze the economic growth and pioneering spirit that is foundational to America’s continued success and prosperity in the 21st century,” said Andy Halataei, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at ITI. “We commend President Trump’s call to prioritize investment in next wave technologies that will transform our lives and the world around us. From deploying 5G technology to supporting advanced manufacturing to promoting the responsible growth and governance of AI and quantum computing, a commitment to advancing industries of the future spurs economic growth and job creation, ensures the global competitiveness of the U.S. tech industry, and meets the current and future needs of the American people. The tech industry is encouraged by President Trump’s commitment and looks forward to collaborating with his administration, Congress, and stakeholders to turn his call into action.”

Public Policy Tags: Broadband, Communications, & Spectrum, Artificial Intelligence