Allie Brandenburger is Co-founder and CEO of TheBridge, a non-partisan organization growing community and connections among technology, innovation, policy and politics. Allie is unique in her ability to “speak the languages” of the innovation and regulation cultures, and often helps companies and individuals navigate the ecosystems. She has extensive experience at the highest levels of politics, advocacy and tech. Allie has worked with some of the most innovative tech companies including SpaceX, Uber and Google, and with coalitions advocating for emerging tech issues. Allie helped stand up the Retail & Hospitality ISAC in 2014, the first for the industry, and served as an advisor to the ISAC. She has a dynamic background in national and statewide campaigns - having worked on multiple Presidential races, Governors race and issue campaigns. Allie previously served as Communications Director for a US Congressman on Capitol Hill. She is a senior public affairs professional with experience in issue advocacy including inclusion, autonomous vehicles, workforce, cyber security, data privacy, e-commerce, privacy, emerging tech issues.
TheBridge is a non-partisan organization growing community and connections among technology, innovation, policy and politics. We believe building understanding will lead to further collaboration among these cultures. As a neutral organization, TheBridge provides a unique forum for productive discussions on hotly debated issues. We host a tech, policy, politics jobs board and a career platform helping translate career skills between these industries, we convene our members, make connections and provide resources on our website including a searchable leaders database. Join and get involved! (thebridgework.com)