Connecting tech, politics and policy. 

TheBridge is a community sitting at the intersection of tech, policy and politics. We’re translating between the worlds of innovation and regulation, increasing collaboration and building a network of the influencers shaping the future of these industries. 



TheBridge has partnered with leading tech, policy and political organizations including Microsoft, Google, Twitter, WeWork, Postmates, The US Chamber's Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC), National Journal's Policy Makers Network, Verizon, Dell, Lyft, Quorum, Airbnb, 1776, DCode, The United States Digital Service (USDS), The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Vrge Strategies, The Bank Policy Institute, Women's High-Tech Coalition, and more. 



Allie Brandenburger (

Allie is the co-founder & CEO of TheBridge. She has worked with some of the most innovative tech companies including SpaceX, Uber and Google, and has extensive strategic communications and external affairs experience. Allie helped start and advised the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center, the Retail ISAC. She was deputy communications director on Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign, worked on Romney’s 2012 presidential race and Meg Whitman’s run for CA Governor. Allie knows Capitol Hill, she was communications director for Congressman Jeff Denham (CA), and understands issue advocacy, having worked at political committees and trade associations on cyber security, data privacy and e-commerce issues. Allie is based in DC, but a California girl at heart and travels to CA at least once a month. 


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