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, a community driving understanding and collaboration between innovation and regulation. She has worked with some of the most innovative tech companies including SpaceX, Uber and Google, and has extensive strategic communications, partnerships and external affairs experience. Allie helped start and advised the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center, the Retail ISAC. Her political experience includes serving as a spokesperson, deputy communications dir, deputy press secretary for two presidential campaigns (2016 & 2012), gubernatorial race (2010) and Communications Director for a US Congressman on Capitol Hill. Allie's experience also includes issue advocacy, having worked in cyber security, data privacy and e-commerce issues at trade associations and national political committees. 


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