HERNDON, Va., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today congratulated Karen Jackson on her nomination by Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe to serve as the state's Secretary of Technology. NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg made the following statement on behalf of NVTC and its membership:
"NVTC congratulates Karen Jackson who Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe named as his Secretary of Technology earlier today. As Deputy Secretary of Technology, Karen has been a great partner with the technology community and has cultivated a strong record of success. We look forward to working with Karen in her new role as Virginia's Secretary of Technology to further distinguish Virginia as a global technology center."
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.
SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council