Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT)
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Mark MacCarthy joined the Software and Information Industry Association in February 2011 as Vice President for Public Policy. He advises member companies and directs public policy initiatives in the areas of intellectual property enforcement, technology and trade issues, information privacy, cybersecurity, cloud computing and the promotion of educational technology. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University, where he teaches courses in information privacy and tech policy in the Communication, Culture, and Technology Program, and courses in political philosophy in their Philosophy Department. He is an Affiliate of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business Center for Business and Public Policy. He has been a consultant on technology policy issues for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and for the Aspen Institute. His previous public policy experience includes senior positions with Visa, Inc., the Wexler Walker Group and Capital Cities/ABC and the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He holds a Ph.D in philosophy from Indiana University and an MA in economics from the University of Notre Dame.
- M.A. (1978) University of Notre Dame, Economics
- Ph.D. (1975) Indiana University, Philosophy
- B,A, (1969) Fordham University, Philosophy