Tag Archives: NEC

President Biden Names Timothy Wu as Special Assistant for Tech, Competition Policy

Timothy Wu

President Biden has appointed Timothy Wu, formerly a senior adviser at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy. Wu, a professor at Columbia Law School, said in a tweet that he will join the White House as part of the National Economic Council (NEC).

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Tyto Athene to Hold Annual Sales, Engineering Meeting; Julene Slusher Quoted

Tyto Athene

Tyto Athene will hold its annual Sales and Engineering Kick-Off meeting from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, 2022 at Bellagio Las Vegas, the company reported this week. The event will unite Tyto Athene’s sales, engineering and executive teams to meet with strategic partners for planning and training for the upcoming year.

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GAO Assesses 5G Strategy Against Six Key Characteristics of Effective National Strategies

5G

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has examined the National Strategy to Secure 5G released by the White House in March 2020 and found that the document partially addressed five of the six desirable characteristics for an effective national strategy. GAO called on the assistant to the president for national security affairs to collaborate with the National Security Council (NSC) and National Economic Council. 

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White House Considers Christopher Liddell for NEC Director Post

Christopher Liddell, director of strategic initiatives at the White House, has emerged as a front-runner to succeed former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, the New York Times reported Saturday. The report said Cohn resigned as NEC head and President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser due to differences of opinion over …

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