Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
American strength in information and technology is both a significant competitive advantage and a platform for expansive economic growth and opportunity. Business Roundtable supports policies that will leverage America’s strengths while safeguarding U.S. information and technology assets in a complex global environment. Challenges include policies that enable more intelligent and effective cybersecurity protection, global information technology (IT) policies that maximize the value of information in an interconnected world, and IT trends and their impacts on economic growth and business innovation.
Recent Activities in Technology, Internet & Innovation
Following this week’s issuance by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of rules governing the Internet under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act, Business Roundtable President John Engler released the following statement
America’s business leaders are frustrated and alarmed by the FCC’s decision to impose Depression-era regulations on the Internet, a foundation of innovation and prosperity in the 21st century
Businesses and Manufacturers in Every Country and Sector Depend on Data Flows to Operate, Innovate and Prosper
Business Roundtable, representing CEOs of leading U.S. companies from every sector of the economy, today commended the White House, Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for releasing a joint DOJ-FTC policy statement clarifying that antitrust concerns do not arise when competitors share legitimate cybersecurity information.
The Business Roundtable, the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, and the Consejo Mexicano de Hombres de Negocios have a long history of working together to strengthen North American economic ties.