Chamber Technology Engagement Center

C_TEC (U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center) promotes the role of technology in our economy and advocates for rational policy solutions that drive economic growth, spur innovation, and create jobs.


More about the Chamber's Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC)

C_TEC is a campaign that cuts across nearly every sector to harness all the good work and aggressive advocacy on behalf of the technology sector already underway AND provide a new platform with enhanced prominence to address the emerging tech issues that are on the horizon.

Going forward, there are four primary areas of focus for the Center:

  • Emerging Issues
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Talent
  • Capital & Governance

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseMay 20, 2020 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Cong. Walden and McMorris Rodgers for Leadership on Emerging Technologies

Artificial intelligence, blockchain, the Internet of Things, and unmanned delivery services are essential to America’s economic recovery and vital to future economic growth.

Letters to CongressMay 19, 2020 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter on Broadband Access

This Hill letter will be sent to the House Energy & Commerce's Communications and Technology subcommittee, on broadband access during the pandemic.

Above the FoldMay 07, 2020 - 4:00pm
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How Innovation is Accelerating to Meet Coronavirus Challenges

Technological innovation has progressed on an expedited timeline to meet new and emerging challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic.

EventMay 06, 2020 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm
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Tech in the Time of Coronavirus

How is tech tackling coronavirus issues? How will the gig economy keep the country going? How will tech play a role in restarting the economy? This virtual event will discuss these questions and more.

Press ReleaseMay 06, 2020 - 3:30pm

New Report Highlights the Benefits of Tech in the American Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today revealed key findings on the way that technology is changing lives and shaping the future of work and life in America.

Above the FoldApr 09, 2020 - 11:45am
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How Gig Economy Companies are Stepping Up to Help Americans Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home orders and national economic downturn, our nation’s gig economy companies have become a fundamentally essential part of many Americans’ daily lives – and an economic lifeline for many others.

Letters to CongressApr 08, 2020 - 6:00pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on Enlisting Data in the Fight Against Coronavirus

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center (“C_TEC”) applauds the Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation (“the Committee”) for recognizing the importance of data and technology in addressing the coronavirus pandemic by holding its paper hearing on “Enlisting Big Data in the Fight Against Coronavirus.” The Chamber believes that data will be a powerful tool for healthcare workers, epidemiologists and supply chain managers to tackle the challenges brought by the pandemic.

Above the FoldMar 23, 2020 - 10:15am
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Data for Good: The Tech Community’s Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Our experts at C_TEC break down how tech companies are stepping up to the plate in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Above the FoldMar 15, 2020 - 9:00am
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Data: A Force for Good

It's critical that lawmakers recognize this—especially as they weigh federal data privacy legislation.

Press ReleaseMar 12, 2020 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Applauds Sen. Moran's Leadership on Data Privacy

Washington, D.C. — Thomas Quaadman, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) issued the following statement today in response to Senator Jerry Moran’s introduction of the Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2020: