Major City Tech Leaders Fight for Net Neutrality, Other Issues in Washington, D.C.

Four of the country’s most prominent city tech leaders visited Washington, D.C., to discuss concern over the federal government’s handling of a trio of issues: Internet privacy, local authority of public assets, and, most notably, a potential rollback of network neutrality, which the group uniformly opposes. The trip took place Sept. 8, and included a coalition made up of New York City CTO Miguel Gamiño, San Francisco CIO Linda Gerull, Seattle CTO Michael Mattmiller, and Austin CIO Stephen Elkins. In Washington, D.C., they met with congressional leadership to express concern over the three issues on behalf of themselves and the communities they represent.


Major City Tech Leaders Fight for Net Neutrality, Other Issues in Washington, D.C.