Maryam Khan Cope

Director, Government Affairs
mcope@semiconductors.org
Focus: R&D, Immigration, Security

Maryam Cope is director of government affairs at SIA. In this role, Maryam works closely with industry, Congress, and the Administration to advance key legislative and regulatory priorities related to semiconductor research and technology, high-skilled immigration, and product security.

Maryam brings over a decade of technology policy and advocacy experience to SIA. Prior to SIA, she was managing partner for the technology practice at GoldsteinCope Policy Solutions. She also established the technology policy practice at the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Maryam also worked at the Information Technology Industry Council, where she led advocacy efforts in the areas of cybersecurity, encryption, and supply chain security.

Maryam began her career with Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. As professional staff for the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, she focused on innovation, cybersecurity, emerging technologies, and R&D, including the reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act of 2010.

Maryam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Northwestern University, and a graduate certificate from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business Executive Program for Women Leaders.

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