David Hirschmann

President and CEO, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC)
President and CEO, Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC)
Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

As president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC), Hirschmann leads the Chamber's initiative dedicated to making U.S. capital markets the most fair, efficient, transparent, and attractive in the world. This effort addresses domestic and international securities regulation and enforcement and financial reporting issues, including auditor viability and proxy rules.

Hirschmann also serves as president and CEO of the Chamber’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC). The GIPC works to champion intellectual property (IP) as a vital engine of global development, growth, and human progress. He oversees the Center’s work in communicating the value of IP, building support for IP protection in the United States, growing alliances to promote IP in international markets, and improving enforcement.  

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

If you are a member of the accredited media and are interested in speaking to David Hirschmann, please e-mail us at press@uschamber.com or call 1-888-249-NEWS.

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St. Cloud Times Op-ed: Back-to-school shopping? Find the real deals

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 9:00am
David Hirschmann

The waning days of summer mean it’s the second-most wonderful time of the year for retail sales: the back to school shopping season.

Millions of families are scouring the internet and hitting the malls to find everything from electronics to edgy new clothing while seeking ways to stretch their dollars.

However, the best deals may be threats in disguise in the form of counterfeit goods.

Counterfeit items come in all shapes and sizes and can be difficult to spot. And they are increasingly found in online marketplaces, where phony websites and fake products ranging from medicines to electronics are growing at an alarming rate.

This threat is especially apparent in the United States, where more people fall victim to counterfeiting than in any other country in the world, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.


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