Advancing the
information industry

SIIA's mission is to protect the information lifecycle and help you grow your business. We shape technology and information policies to foster innovation and protect consumer welfare in a digital world.

Policy Priorities

SIIA is committed to championing policy actions that allow you to innovate, thrive and drive our industry forward.

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Read about our advocacy on legal, legislative and regulatory chal­lenges faced by businesses across the information industry.


SIIA achieves results for our members through direct advocacy with lawmakers and policymakers at the U.S. federal and state levels and in foreign jurisdictions; public affairs activities; and innovative programming. Our efforts reflect the policy team’s diverse talents and expertise — delivering value to our members.

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Policy Priorities

SIIA members benefit from informed advice about the latest regulatory and legislative developments. They also have access to valuable information that can assist you with privacy, data management, regulatory compliance, quality improvement activities, and much more. As a non-partisan organization, we work with all political perspectives to promote our policy priorities. Click on our subject areas to learn more.

Privacy & Data Protection

Digital Policy

Education Technology

Intellectual Property

Amicus and Litigation

Our Members include

Membership in SIIA allows you stay abreast of key issues, help direct SIIA’s policy agenda and advocacy activities, have access to a team of experts to extend your advocacy efforts or serve as your government affairs team, network and engage with industry colleagues.

Recent Actions

Two Key Takeaways from the American Data Privacy & Protection Act

There’s been some good news out of Congress for people in the information business.  Last week, two draft …

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SIIA Statement: Federal Privacy Legislation Needs to Happen Now

This statement can be attributed to Jeff Joseph, President, Software & Information Industry Association:  We are encouraged by …

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SIIA Statement: SCOTUS decision on Texas HB20

The following statement can be attributed to Jeff Joseph, President, Software & Information Industry Association in response to …

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5 Reasons Congress Needs to Act NOW on Federal Privacy Legislation

In a nutshell: Voters want it. The other branches of government agree we need it. The United States and …

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Our Team

Jeff Joseph


Named one of Washingtonian's "Most Influential People," Jeff has a rich background in public affairs and communications serving as senior leadership at several prominent associations.

Paul Lekas

Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy

Paul has led cutting edge work on AI and emerging tech policy for the U.S. government and has extensive experience in national security, government affairs and public policy.

Chris Mohr

Senior Vice President for Intellectual Property and General Counsel

In addition to acting as SIIA's chief legal officer, Chris is an expert in constitutional law and SIIA's key advocate on intellectual property and runs the antipiracy program.

Sara Kloek

Vice President, Education and Children’s Policy

Sara’s expertise in education and privacy policy was honed while working at the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Divya Sridhar, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Data Protection Policy

Divya has extensive experience bridging the digital divide, working across global data protection and privacy policy for education, healthcare and telemedicine.

Morten Skroejer

Senior Director for Technology Competition Policy

Mort has deep experience on transatlantic digital issues, particularly as they relate to competition policy and law in the United States and the EU.

Victoria Akosile

Education Technology Policy Manager

Passionate about education policy, Victoria is also a talented qualitative and quantative data researcher with experience in technology policy and infectious diseases health policy.

Mardy Goote

Senior Manager, Policy & Anti-Piracy

Mardy has worked along side Chris Mohr on anti-trust, piracy and intellectual property issues for SIIA's membership for more than 18 years.

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