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 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: 

Above the FoldFeb 25, 2020 - 4:15pm

Update NEPA to Help Drive America’s Digital Potential

C_Tec Policy Counsel Jordan Crenshaw breaks down how better infrastructure will impact businesses of all sizes across the country.

Above the FoldFeb 03, 2020 - 12:45pm
Aviation Summit 2020 ATF

Staying Ahead of Aviation Industry Trends

Carol Hallett, the leading executive of the U.S. Chamber's Aviation Summit, breaks down aviation trends and industry insights.

Letters to CongressJan 14, 2020 - 3:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on the Hearing, "Facial Recognition Technology (Part III):  Ensuring Commercial Transparency and Accuracy"

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, on a hearing entitled, "Facial Recognition Technology (Part III):  Ensuring Commercial Transparency and Accuracy."

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Praises FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Order for Driving Economic Opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center Senior Vice President Tim Day issued the following statement in response to the FCC’s release of its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Order.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: 'Engaging with the world is our best strategy for strong national security and lasting prosperity'

Today U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue cautioned that the United States must continue to engage on the world stage or risk being left behind in his annual State of American Business Address.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: States Regulating National Policy Issues ‘Presents Challenges and Uncertainties for Business’

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue warned today in his State of American Business speech that an emerging patchwork of state regulations on national economic issues presents challenges and uncertainties for business.

Press ReleaseDec 26, 2019 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Remote ID Rulemaking

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Tim Day, senior vice president, U.S.

Issue BriefDec 05, 2019 - 5:00am

U.S. Chamber Facial Recognition Policy Principles

Facial recognition technology has an enormous potential to enhance security and safety, and enable innovation across a wide variety of sectors including transportation, retail, hospitality, and financial services. Already, the technology can be used in applications including airline passenger facilitation, criminal investigations, theft prevention, and fraud detection.