Washington, D.C., February 1, 2021 – Award-winning creative communications firm Glen Echo Group announced today that European Union technology policy expert Jesse Spector has joined the firm as a senior director. The fast-growing firm also promoted four team members.
Spector joins Glen Echo Group from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIAA) where she directed technology policy, advocating the emerging technology interests of a diverse membership of hundreds of digital companies. Long at the forefront of EU-U.S. relations, she previously worked as a policy officer for the digital economy at the Delegation of the EU to the United States, working on digital trade, privacy, internet governance, cybersecurity and emerging technologies.
“As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, we could not be more excited for our clients and partners to benefit from invaluable expertise that Jesse brings in navigating global technology policy challenges, particularly at such a critical time for technology and regulation in the EU,” said the firm’s Founder and CEO Maura Corbett.“
"I am excited to join the Glen Echo Group right as transatlantic technology policy reaches a new crossroads,” said Jesse Spector. “I feel right at home amongst such a creative and passionate team working to promote and communicate well-informed policy at this pivotal juncture.”
Jesse graduated from the London School of Economics with a Masters in European Politics & Governance and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Glen Echo Group also promoted four staff members. TJ Chase is now a director on the creative team, Emma Christman is director of external affairs and engagement, Charlie Vinopal is a senior associate and Carrie Hutcheson is an associate.