Changes in technology have helped to modernize health care, governance, trade, and environmental protections throughout the twenty-first century. With the election of Donald Trump, there are questions about how the new administration will handle technology policy. What will the new president do to continue the legacy of innovation across all sectors? What can policymakers and the general public expect from the administration moving forward?
On December 14, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a conversation about the future of technology policy under the Trump administration. A panel of experts discussed health information technology, telecommunications policy, competition, wireless issues, net neutrality, and cybersecurity.
Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication - University of Tennessee, Knoxville
"There needs to be substantial follow along investment from the supply chain. This is a significant gamble. For [Wisconsin's state investment in Foxconn] to pay off, you need to build not just one company … you need to build a number of smaller and medium-sized companies."