Silicon Valley Wants an Easy Win with the Trump Administration. Here’s What They’re Hoping For.

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Media Outlet: The Washington Post

Alan Davidson was quoted in the Washington Post about Silicon Valley’s relationship with Trump:

“The mood music on this has been all about whether tech can work with the new administration, but it’s in both their interests to find a way to do that,” said Alan Davidson, until recently the director of digital economy at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and formerly Google’s head of public policy in Washington.

Said Davidson, a fellow at the nonpartisan think tank New America: “The tech industry knows they are part of this conversation. How we deal with people transitioning to doing different types of work is a longer-term issue and will be important to make progress on.”

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Alan Davidson is a Public Interest Technology Fellow at New America. Previously, he served as the first director of digital economy at the U.S. Department of Commerce and senior advisor to the Secretary of Commerce.