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As senior vice president of C_TEC (Chamber Technology Engagement Center) at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Tim Day highlights the role of technology in our economy and advocates for emerging technology. He is also responsible for championing rational policy solutions that spur innovation and create jobs.
Day has a proven track record of advancing important technology issues through the legislative process. He joined the Chamber from Teradata Corporation, where as vice president of government affairs he coordinated and developed public policy advocacy agendas and communicated with key federal, state, and international government decision makers.
Before Teradata, Day served as vice president of government affairs at NCR Corporation, was chief of staff to Congresswoman Deborah Pryce (R-OH), legislative director to Congressman David Hobson (R-OH), and legislative assistant to Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX).
Day has extensive management experience in the federal government and high-tech government affairs. He has been a speaker at various seminars and symposiums on Capitol Hill, at state capitals, as well as at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Day earned a bachelor’s degree from Cedarville University in Ohio in 1987. He serves on the board of advisors for the Data Coalition, a Washington, D.C.-based coalition that advocates on behalf of the private sector and the public interest for publishing government information as standardized, machine-readable data. In 1998, Day was accepted as a delegate to the American Council of Young Political Leaders. He resides in Alexandria, Virginia.
Emerging technologies are transforming our lives and businesses are applying them creatively.
It's no secret that the economy is changing. As technology plays a greater role in our personal and professional lives, our economy too increasingly relies on technology to create jobs and encourage growth. Technology is the foundation of our digital economy, and its modern infrastructure is data.
However, in order to use data, we need a place to process and store it - in other words, data centers. Data centers are facilities that house the computers that process data. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, there are three million data centers across the country - including here in Alabama.
Technology is deeply integrated across sectors and across our economy.