Jimmy Goodrich joined SIA in 2015 and is vice president for global policy. In this role, Jimmy leads SIA’s global policy team and works to advance SIA’s international competitiveness, trade, supply chain, and China policy agenda. An expert in Chinese technology and innovation, Jimmy is a member of the Executive Committee for Beijing-based United States Information Technology Office (USITO), representing SIA in his capacity.
Jimmy has a diverse background in Chinese technology policy issues. Previously he was director of China policy at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) in Washington D.C. Before moving to Washington D.C. in 2012, Jimmy spent a total of seven years working in the tech sector in China, including for Cisco Systems, APCO Worldwide, and USITO.
Jimmy has a bachelor’s degree in comparative politics and East Asian studies from Ohio University. He is professionally fluent in Mandarin and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Mandarin Society, which promotes mandarin-language study for young Americans.
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