September 03, 2019

WASHINGTON—Today, ITI, the global voice of the tech sector, announced Margaret McCarthy has joined its government affairs team as Senior Director. McCarthy, who was most recently the Executive Director of Mobile Future, will focus on advancing the association’s innovative technologies advocacy work.

“We are thrilled to welcome Margaret to the government affairs team at ITI,” said Jason Oxman, ITI President and CEO. “Her extensive congressional and administration experience and innovative tech policy expertise will expand our advocacy and provide great value in areas that are key priorities for our members.”

McCarthy brings over a decade of experience working on technology policy to her role as Senior Director of Government Affairs at ITI. As Executive Director of Mobile Future, she led the organization’s efforts to encourage investment and innovation in the wireless sector. Before that, McCarthy served in senior staff positions in Congress for the House Energy and Commerce Committee and as Legislative Director in the office of Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA). She began her career on Capitol Hill on the Senate Commerce Committee staff and subsequently served as Legislative Assistant for two Committee members, Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). In addition, she held two positions in the Executive Branch during the Obama Administration, at the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and in the office of Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Copps.

McCarthy is a native Washingtonian, and graduate of D.C. Public Schools and the University of Michigan.