About - Staff Member - Ashley Berrang
As ITI’s executive vice president of public affairs, Berrang leads external engagement for the association in the United States and internationally. She works directly with the world’s preeminent technology companies to manage and navigate a rapidly evolving regulatory and legislative landscape on trade, tax, cybersecurity, emerging technologies, environment and sustainability, broadband deployment, data privacy, immigration, and other issues.
Berrang also leads business development for the association, managing member recruitment, retention, and engagement and business development for all ITI programs. Leveraging long-standing relationships, she builds and executes successful external media campaigns around the technology industry’s policy and advocacy priorities. She also leads ITI’s standards development and research activities through its affiliated standards development organization INCITS (the InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards).
Berrang is an experienced communications and public affairs leader who has worked on high-profile policy issues in government and the private sector for the last decade. She was previously a senior aide and communications director to Senator Shelley Moore Capito. In that role, she led policy reform efforts on energy, broadband, health care, and transportation, among other issues. She was elected by her peers to serve on the board of the Senate Press Secretaries Association.
Prior to her time in the U.S. Senate, Berrang was vice president of communications at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank committed to bipartisan policymaking. There she directed communications and marketing strategy for the organization’s policy programs and executive leadership.
Berrang graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied government at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Australia’s Bond University.
Blog Posts by Ashley Berrang
Tech Industry Committed to the U.S. Workforce
(July 20, 2018)
More and more, American jobs are calling for a new set of skills, ranging from computer science and advanced manufacturing to coding and machine learning. As the workplace evolves and millions of new jobs ...