C. Devi Bengfort Keller is director of global policy at SIA. Responsible for managing SIA’s international trade and global policy priorities, Devi represents SIA in the World Semiconductor Council, a cooperative global body dedicated to promoting a free, open, and globally competitive trading environment for semiconductor products. Her work also entails promoting U.S. semiconductor industry priorities in domestic legislation and bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, including the WTO Information Technology Agreement, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). In pursuit of this goal, she works closely with SIA member companies, the U.S. administration, Congress, domestic and international companies and business associations, and foreign government officials.
Devi has prior experience working for the high-tech industry, including positions at the Information Technology Industry Council, TechAmerica, and Verizon Government Relations. She has a B.A. in International Relations from Dickinson College, and an M.A. in Asian Studies from the George Washington University. She lived in China for 3.5 years and speaks Mandarin. Devi enjoys traveling, running marathons and ultra-marathons, cooking Indian food, gardening, and reading sci-fi books.
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