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Since our founding in 2013, T4A has hosted nearly 100 TechTables with a distinguished bipartisan group of Convening Guests. There’s no lobbying or partisanship, but a discussion focusing on the priorities that each guest brings to the conversation. T4a provides small forums where participants can freely exchange ideas and public leaders can leave with relationships and ideas they can use back home.

2020
Feb  US Mayors & the National League of Cities SF/SV

2019
Jan  Cong. Ro Khanna & Vox Journalist Ezra Klein  SF
Feb  Sen. Cory Booker SF
Mar Sen. Ed Markey SF
May Gov. Jay Inslee SF
May Sen. Amy Klobuchar SF
May Gov. John Hickenlooper SF
Jun  Gov. Steve Bullock SF
Jun  Ambassador Bruce Heyman SF
Aug  Congressman Tim Ryan SF
Sep  Congresswoman Lauren Underwood SF
Nov  PG&E Chairman Jeff Bleich SF
Nov
California Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis SF
Dec 
Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro SF

2018
Feb  US Mayors & the National League of Cities – Inaugural Trip  SF/SV
Apr Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf SF
Aug US Senator Catherine Cortez Masto SF
Oct US Mayors & the National League of Cities  SF/SV
Oct New Power Author Jeremy Heimans SF

2017
Jan Special Forces Admiral Brian Losey & Spirit of America SF
Feb US Senator Sherrod Brown SF
May Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
May “Future of Work” Workshop with Seven US Congressmen SF
May North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper SF
May “Future of Work” Forum with US Sen. Mark Warner SF
Oct “Future of Work” Forum with Calif. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom SF
Oct Oregon Governor Kate Brown SF
Nov Ann O’Leary, Chief of Staff for Gov. Gavin Newsom  SF
Nov Niskanen Center CEO Jerry Taylor SF

2016
May Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo SF
May 
White House US Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil SF
May 
Commission on Countering Violent Extremism w/ Leon Panetta SV
Jun 
Fmr. US Senator Russ Feingold (Wisconsin) SF
Sep
US Senator Jeanne Shaheen SF
Sep “Future of Work” Symposium SF
Oct US Senator Gary Peters SF

2015

02/18 Senator Michael Bennet SF
02/19 FEC Chair Ann Ravel and Commissioner Ellen Weintraub SF
02/26 Dr. John Hamre, CEO, Center for Strategic and International Studies SF
03/19 David Simas, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Political Outreach and Strategy, The White House SF
03/27 Chris Lu, Deputy Secretary of Labor SF
03/31 Senator Martin Heinrich SF
04/02 Senator Tim Kaine SEA
04/14 Todd Park, Former U.S. CTO SEA
04/14 Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, California SF
04/21 Secretary Julián Castro, U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development SEA
05/04 Catherine Novelli, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment SF
05/15 Mayor Bill de Blasio, City of New York SF
05/26 Congressman Seth Moulton SF
06/03 Ambassador Robert Holleyman, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative DC
06/03 Senator Cory Booker DC
06/03 Megan Smith, U.S. Chief Technology Officer DC
06/04 Congressman Darrell Issa DC
06/04 Trevor Potter and Nick Penniman, Issue One DC
06/04 Lisa Monaco, White House Chief Counterterrorism Advisor DC
06/24 California Assembly Members Jacqui Irwin & Susan Eggman SF
06/26 Todd Park, Former U.S. CTO NYC
07/20 Congressman Dave Reichert SEA
07/30 David Axelrod, Director of The University of Chicago Institute of Politics SF
08/19 Congressman Ron Kind and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene SEA

2014

01/21 Steven VanRoekel, U.S. Chief Information Officer SF
01/22 Charles Wheelan, Author, The Centrist Manifesto SF
01/23 Josh Silver, CEO, United Republic SEA
01/23 Senator Patty Murray SF
01/29 Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly (Americans for Responsible Solutions) SEA
02/11 Attorney General Kamala Harris, California SF
02/24 Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations SF
02/25 Secretary Penny Pritzker, U.S. Dept. of Commerce SF
03/03 Secretary Thomas Perez, U.S. Dept. of Labor SEA
03/20 Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform SF
04/03 Dr. Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State SEA
04/09 Congressman Tony Cárdenas, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Congressman Mick Mulvaney DC
04/09 Jeff Zients, Director, National Economic Council DC
04/09 Vice President Joe Biden DC
04/09 Senator Jeff Flake and Senator Tim Kaine DC
05/05 Congressman Derek Kilmer SEA
05/27 Secretary Thomas Perez, U.S. Dept. of Labor SF
06/02 Congressman Kevin Yoder SF
06/04 Keith Hennessey, Director of the National Economic Council under President George W. Bush SF
07/08 Janet Napolitano, President, University of California SF
07/25 Rob McKenna, Former Attorney General of Washington SEA
08/04 Congressman Joe Kennedy III SEA
08/08 Jim Webb, Former U.S. Senator and Former Scy. of the Navy SF
08/21 Governor John Kitzhaber SEA
08/27 Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, U.S. Small Business Administration SF
09/19 Rosye Cloud, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs SF
10/13 GEN Wesley Clark, USA, Ret. SF
10/15 Congressman Bob Goodlatte SEA
10/27 Aneesh Chopra, Former U.S. CTO SF
11/11 Olympia Snowe, Former U.S. Senator SF
12/1 Ed Murray, Mayor of Seattle SEA
12/3 Todd Park, Former U.S. CTO SF

2013

02/26 Mayor Rahm Emanuel SF
03/18 Aneesh Chopra SF
03/23 Senator Tim Kaine SF
04/12 Mayor Cory Booker SF
04/29 Senator Mark Warner SF
05/01 Senator Richard Blumenthal SF
05/30 Congressman Eric Swalwell SF
05/31 Senator Mark Warner SEA
06/03 Governor Martin O’Malley SF
07/12 Congressman Tony Cárdenas SF
07/29 Senators Jerry Moran and Mark Warner DC
08/02 Senator Brian Schatz SEA
08/15 Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard SF
08/15 Senator Patty Murray SEA
09/16 Congressman Ami Bera SF
09/19 Bruce Katz (Brookings Institution) SF
09/26 Governor Charlie Crist SF
10/03 Ali Noorani (National Immigration Forum) SEA
10/04 Ali Noorani (National Immigration Forum) SF
10/18 Congressman Joe Kennedy III SF
10/24 Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly (Americans for Responsible Solutions) SF
10/28 Alison Lundergan Grimes (Secretary of State of Kentucky) SF
11/05 Dep. Sec. Maurice Jones, U.S. Dept., Housing and Urban Development SF
11/18 GEN Stanley McChrystal, USA, Ret. SF
11/19 Bruce Katz (Brookings Institution) SEA
11/20 Bryan Sivak, CTO, U.S. Dept., Health and Human Services SF