List of key technology policy players in the administration
, White House assistant for economic affairs and the most senior and powerful of the technology policy team
, specializing in technology policy under Lindsey in the Executive Office of the President; a Rhodes scholar and former consultant who worked on technology issues for the Bush campaign Floyd Kvamme, Silicon Valley venture capitalist, assistant to the president for science and technology, and co-chair of the Presidents Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
, director of the White House Office of Public Liaison and former co-CEO of TechNet, a nonpartisan lobbying group based in Palo Alto, Calif.
, assistant secretary of commerce for technology policy, formerly a lobbyist for Cisco Systems and a Republican Party operative
, domestic policy adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, who was chief of staff to former Sen. Spencer Abraham, R-Mich.
, associate director for information technology and e-government in the Office of Management and Budget, who has held top positions at Unisys and IBM
, chief of staff of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and a former senior Capitol Hill staffer
Pending confirmation, the following are expected to be big players
, former head of Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, N.Y., nominated to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy
, a former lobbyist for the Information Technology Industry Council, nominated to be the Department of Commerce undersecretary for technology
, a telecommunications lawyer and partner in the influential Washington law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding, named to be director of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration