Bay Area technology professionals think their industry can solve major domestic and global problems. D.C. policy elites are less confident, but agree that tech should take the lead in trying.

That’s the main takeaway from a new APCO Insight survey of both D.C. policy elites and Bay Area technology professionals on the pro-social responsiveness—and responsibility—of the high-tech industry in the wake of a wave of populist criticism and pressure from Washington. The survey finds cause for both concern and optimism about the standing of Silicon Valley in Washington, and suggests more thoughtful public engagement is warranted to stave off politicized and populist policy responses from D.C.

Download the full PDF here: APCO Polling on Tech Industry 10/2017

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Raisa Sheynberg

Raisa Sheynberg, is a director in APCO Worldwide’s Public Affairs practice based in the firm’s Washington office. Read More

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Bill Dalbec

Bill Dalbec, senior director of APCO Insight in Washington, D.C., provides opinion research, message development and strategic communication services. Read More