Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser appointed Crowell & Moring associate Garylene (Gage) Javier as the newest council member on the District of Columbia Innovation and Technology Inclusion Council.
The Innovation and Technology Inclusion Council (ITIC) advises the mayor and the public on strategies to grow and diversify the District’s innovation and technology economy. The ITIC also counsels the mayor on approaches to increase access and availability of investment capital for technology startups and early stage/growth phase companies in the District, develop and integrate STEM workforce development strategies into the District’s comprehensive economic development plan, and cultivate technology entrepreneurship and university-based commercialization to promote innovative growth in the District and in underrepresented communities.
Javier is a member of the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, where she practices at the intersection of law, business, and technology. A Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with a business and scientific background, she provides strategic legal and business solutions for sophisticated entities in matters associated with privacy and cybersecurity regulatory compliance, incident response, and technology-related litigation. Dedicated to working with her clients to reduce their risk profile, Javier is adept at advising clients on data governance issues to address business needs while minimizing risks and complying with a rapidly evolving privacy and cybersecurity regulatory landscape.
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