Brian Raymond is Director of Technology Policy at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) where he works with NAM members, the Administration and Congress to shape and advance pro-manufacturing technology policy including cybersecurity, telecommunications, R&D funding, and IP protection. Prior to joining the NAM, Brian spent more than 15 years in the government and private sector working on technology policy. For more than eight years he was in IBM’s Washington office, where he led numerous legislative campaigns. He left IBM to launch the government affairs office of NetApp Corp., a Silicon Valley technology company. Brian also served as deputy chief of staff for a leading member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he was responsible for technology and telecommunications issues.