Jimmy Goodrich

Jimmy Goodrich is vice president for global policy at the Semiconductor Industry Association. Goodrich is also an executive committee member of the United States Information Technology Office (USITO). Goodrich has nearly a decade of experience working with Chinese and global stakeholders on technology policy issues. He most recently served as director of global policy at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), where he worked on a wide range of China and Asia-Pacific technology policy issues relating to cyber security, trade, standards, and Internet governance. Before joining ITI, Goodrich was the director for greater China government affairs at Cisco Systems in Beijing. He also has held positions at APCO Worldwide’s Beijing office and USITO. Goodrich has a bachelor’s degree in comparative politics and East Asian studies from Ohio University. He lived in China for more than 7 years and is fluent in Mandarin.

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