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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and held on May 3, 2017, the New American Jobs Summit gathered policymakers, industry leaders and key influencers to examine the future of jobs in the United States.

The summit explored how government and the private sector can collaborate to develop a competitive workforce, create new high-wage jobs and foster economic growth in the face of rapid technological innovation, an aging population and increased global competition.

Jobs Summit Sessions

Fireside Chat and Research Sessions

The following videos are included in the above playlist:

  • The Revolution We Need: A Fireside Chat with Steve Case
    • Steve Case, Chairman & CEO, Revolution LLC
    • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
  • Welcome Remarks
    • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
  • CTA Market Research Future of Work Survey Results
    • Steve Koenig, Sr. Director, Market Research, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
  • The Jobs Report: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Heading? 
    • Bruce Stephen, Director of Research, Monster Government Solutions
  • Highlights from the Jobs Report
    • ​Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

Jobs and Education

The following videos are included in the above playlist:

  • Filling "New Collar" Jobs: The Role of Community Colleges
    • ​Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges
  • From Classrooms to Corporations: Teaching the Next Generation of American Workers
    • Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer, US News and World Report (moderator)
    • Ty Ahmad-Tayler, CEO, THX Ltd.
    • Jon Chapman, Cofounder and President, National Partnerships, EverFi 
    • Linda Livingstone, Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Management, George Washington University School of Business
    • Roy Skillicorn, Sr. Director of Cisco Services Academy, Cisco

Congressional Perspectives

The following videos are included in the above playlist:

  • ​Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA)
  • Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA)
  • Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
  • Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO)
  • Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-NV)
  • Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN)
  • Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA)
  • Rep. Hakeem Jefferies (D-NY)

Policy and the Economy

The following videos are included in the above playlist:

  • Platforms and Economic Empowerment 
    • Chris Lehane, Head of Global Policy and Public Affairs, Airbnb
  • Case Study: How Disruptive Technology Is Creating Local Jobs
    • Michael Petricone, Sr. VP, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Consumer Technology Association (CTA) (moderator)
    • Max Friefeld, CEO, Voodoo Manufacturing
    • Katie McAuliffe, Federal Affairs Manager, Americans for Tax Reform and Executive Director, Digital Liberty
    • Brian Moyer, President and CEO, Nashville Technology Council
    • Aaron Saunders, CEO and Founder, Clearly Innovative
  • Innovation and Immigration: Keeping America's Edge
    • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA) (moderator)
    • Stuart Anderson, Executive Director, National Foundation for American Policy
    • Robbie Cabral, CEO and Founder, BenjiLock
    • Ximena Hartsock, Ph.D., President and Co-Founder, Phone2Action
    • Todd Schulte, President, FWD.us
    • Lynn Shotwell, Executive Director, Council for Global Immigration
  • Re-Skilling, Up-Skilling and Re-Entry: Tapping and Upgrading Workers' Skills
    • Michael Hayes, Sr. Manager, Government Affairs, Consumer Technology Association (CTA) (moderator)
    • Micaela Fernandez Allen, Director, Federal Government Relations, Walmart  
    • Tom Kamber, Executive Director, Older Adults Technology Services
    • Eli Lehrer, President, R Street Institute (Criminal Justice/Disruptive Tech/Sharing Economy)
  • How Successful Private Sector Programs Can Transform the Job Market
    • Jamie Boone, Sr. Director, Government Affairs, Consumer Technology Association (CTA) (moderator)
    • Robert Chiappetta, Director of Government Affairs, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
    • Alice Tornquist, VP Government Affairs, Qualcomm

Speakers

Ty Ahmad-Taylor

THX Ltd.
CEO

Stuart Anderson

National Foundation for American Policy
Executive Director

Jamie Boone

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Sr. Director, Government Affairs

Susan Brooks

United States House of Representatives
U.S. Representative (R-IN)

Robbie Cabral

BenjiLock
CEO & Founder

Steve Case

Revolution LLC
Chairman and CEO

Jon Chapman

EverFi
Co-Founder & President, National Partnerships

Robert Chiappetta

Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Director of Government Affairs

Suzan DelBene

U.S. Representative (D-WA)
United States House of Representatives

Glenn DuBois

Virginia's Community Colleges
Chancellor

Shawn DuBravac

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Chief Economist

Micaela Fernandez Allen

Walmart
Director of Federal Government Affairs

Virginia Foxx

United States House of Representatives
U.S. Representative (R-NC)

Max Friefeld

Voodoo Manufacturing
CEO and Co-Founder

Ximena Hartsock

Phone2Action
Founder, Chief Operating Office and President

Michael Hayes

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Sr. Manager, Government Affairs

Darrell Issa

United States House of Representatives
U.S. Representative (R-CA)

Hakeem Jeffries

United States House of Representatives
U.S. Representative (D-NY)

Jeff Joseph

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Sr. VP, Communications and Strategic Partnerships

Tom Kamber

Older Adults Technology Services
Executive Director

Brian Kelly

U.S. News & World Report
Editor and Chief Content Officer

Steve Koenig

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Sr. Director of Market Research

Christopher Lehane

Airbnb
Head of Global Policy and Public Affairs

Eli Lehrer

R Street Institute
President

Linda Livingstone, Ph.D.

George Washington University School of Business
Dean and Professor of Management

Tiffany Moore

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
VP, Congressional Affairs

Seth Moulton

United States House of Representatives
U.S. Representative (D-MA)

Brian Moyer

Nashville Technology Council (NTC)
President and CEO

Michael Petricone

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Sr. VP, Government Affairs

Jared Polis

United States House of Representatives
U.S. Representative (D-CO)

Jacky Rosen

United States House of Representatives
U.S. Representative (D-NV)

Aaron Saunders

Clearly Innovative Inc.
CEO and Founder

Todd Schulte

FWD.us
President

Gary Shapiro

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
President and CEO

Lynn Shotwell

Council for Global Immigration
Executive Director

Roy Skillicorn

Cisco Services Academy
Senior Director

Bruce Stephen

Monster Government Solutions
Director of Research

Alice Tornquist

Qualcomm, Inc.
Vice President of Government Affairs