Executive Briefings

Voices for Innovation’s Executive Briefings provide weekly updates on technology policy and news, including highlights from Capitol Hill, breaking tech news, clips of relevant articles from traditional and new media, and a roundup of thought leader quotes and tweets.

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VFI Collaborates with the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Launched in 2018, the Cybersecurity Tech Accord recently reached out to Voices for Innovation to bring new companies aboard. We’re proud to say that numerous VFI leaders enlisted their companies to join ...

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#ICYMI, Microsoft is teaming up with Watch Communications to expand broadband access and bridge the #DigitalDivide in three underserved states. Get the story via @fiercewireless: https://t.co/dWAEqYLDsw

Thanks to @gavriels1, @mellovestech, @BradSmi, and all the great speakers + attendees at the IAMCP Executive Roundtables at #MSInspire!


Happening now: @CarolLynnGrow is at the VFI booth speaking about finding her voice as a #techpolicy leader + advocate! #MSInspire

Join us in the Community Zone of the Hub at 4 PM today to hear from @CarolLynnGrow about her experience as a leader through Voices for Innovation.

@BradSmi thank you for an inspiring and motivating Corenote this morning. As a VFI Task Force Ambassador your Corenote re-energized my passion and energy for our much needed work moving Tech Public Policy forward! #VFI #AI #MSInspire #IAMCP #MSPartner https://t.co/nbqp7TvMuj

Did you watch @BradSmi’s Corenote at #MSInspire? From responsible #AI to the Cyber Tech Acccords, VFI members are taking action on today’s top issues. Learn how you can get involved at our booth in the Hub.

A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU to @VFIorg for your support and your Sponsorship of the #IAMCP's 25th Anniversary Executive Roundtables at #MSInspire. Learn more about this great organization and get involved: https://t.co/jG9a7ZyNDP #IAMCPInspire @IAMCPUS @IAMCPorg @MSPartner

Happening now: VFI’s @meetdux is in the #MSInspire US Change Maker Pitch Competition! Head over to the Community Zone Theater to watch. @AvePoint_Inc

.@BradSmi spoke at a VFI Executive Roundtable on the importance of #MSPartners getting involved in tech policy advocacy. Thanks to all who attended! #MSInspire

.@meetdux is at the VFI booth in the Community Zome of the Hub at #MSInspire! Stop by to learn how our community empowers #MSPartners to advocate for tech policy issues.

Don’t miss VFI leader @RyanRisley on today’s panel at #MSInspire about #Tech4Good!

Thank you @gavriels1 for speaking at the #IAMCP Executive Roundtables #MSInspire #MSPartner #VFI @vfiorg

Unique opportunity for #MSInspire attendees: learn how to lead on tech policy. Stop by @vfiorg booth in the Hub's Community Zone. A few minutes of your day can have a big impact. #MSpartner

#MSPartner @CarolLynnGrow has a great story to tell about becoming a tech policy leader. Hear how she advanced her leadership and helped her community through @vfiorg advocacy. #MSInspire 7/17 4PM @vfiorg booth in Community Zone #TheWITNetwork #AgentofChange

#iamcp @vfiorg member @RyanRisley getting ready to take the stage at the #fqlounge #MSInspire #MSPartners

Kudos to VFI leader @CarolLynnGrow of @LawToolBox on her #MSInspire session on new business models in Microsoft AppSource! #MSPartner

Stop by the @vfiorg booth in the Hub's Community Zone at #MSInspire to learn about the #MSPartner community that has empowered me to be a leader in tech policy.

We’re in the Community Zone of the Hub at #MSInspire today advocating for improved #ruralbroadband access! Stop by to sign our petition & meet the team. #MSPartner


We're honored to sponsor @IAMCPorg Executive Roundtables at #MSInspire! Register today to join us: https://t.co/U0PHvWa6Dg

From facial recognition regulation to new healthcare applications for #AI, catch up on the latest #tech policy news with this week's Executive Briefing. https://t.co/JjIZKk4wfI

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