President and Chief Executive Officer
Information Technology Industry Council
Jason Oxman brings more than 20 years of experience as a globally recognized leader in technology advocacy. Before joining ITI, Oxman served as CEO of ETA, the international trade association of the payments technology industry, for seven years. In that role, Oxman led ETA and its 500 global financial and technology member companies through unprecedented industry transformations and served as the voice of the industry before policymakers around the world.
Previously, Oxman was Senior Vice President of Industry Affairs at the Consumer Technology Association, which he joined in 2006, leading multiple departments. Previously, he served as general counsel of an ICT industry trade association and as vice president of a Silicon Valley-based technology company. He also worked at the Federal Communications Commission to develop and implement technology policy for broadband and related communications services. Oxman began his legal career as a law clerk for the Maine Supreme Court, and he is also a former broadcast journalist. He received his B.A. cum laude from Amherst College, and his M.S. and J.D. from Boston University. Oxman lives in Virginia with his wife Annemarie and their two sons.
Recent Events and Presentations
Should Congress Pass President Biden’s Tech Agenda?
In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, President Biden outlined an ambitious legislative agenda for Congress to tackle alleged shortcomings of “Big Tech.” The president’s list of priorities includes enacting a federal privacy law, reforming Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, and increasing competition in the tech sector.
How Can Countries Support Data Flows, Digital Trade, and Good Data Governance?
ITIF hosted a panel discussion on a new report on global data localization and what policymakers need to develop new rules, norms, frameworks, and agreements to support data flows.
Breaking Up Big Tech: Making Sense of the Debate
ITIF hosted an expert panel to discuss growing calls to either break up big tech companies or subject them to more careful scrutiny out of concern they may be violating competition laws. The panel examined these issues and explored what, if anything, should be done to change the current antitrust regime.