Phillip J. Bond was President and Chief Executive Officer of Petrizzo Bond, Inc. His 25-year career in Washington has included numerous citations for his leadership roles in the Executive branch, on Capitol Hill, at major high technology companies, and most recently as the CEO of TechAmerica the largest technology advocacy association in the U.S. In five-plus years, Bond helped to also drive two mergers and one acquisition to bring four different groups together to create TechAmerica, and oversaw the groups policy and program efforts. TechAmerica lobbies in all 50 states at the federal level and overseas in both Beijing and Brussels. Bond also was elected Deputy Chair of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), a network of industry associations representing 70 high-tech trade groups around the world. Bond has been recognized as part of the Federal 100, Federal Computer Week’s listing of the most influential people in government-technology, and as a 2011 Tech Titan by the Washingtonian magazine. He also has been recognized by Roll Call as one of the Fabulous Fifty, a listing of the most powerful staff on Capitol Hill. Scientific American magazine included him in its list of the Top 50 Tech Leaders of 2003.
Prior to his service with TechAmerica, Bond served as Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Monster Worldwide, the world’s largest online career site, and General Manager of Monster Government Solutions. From 2001 to 2005, Bond was Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce for Technology and, from 2002-2003, served concurrently as Chief of Staff to Commerce Secretary Donald Evans. In his dual role, Bond worked closely with Secretary Evans to increase market access for U.S. goods and services and further advance America’s technological leadership at home and around the world. He oversaw the operations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Office of Technology Policy, and the National Technical Information Service. During his tenure, the Technology Administration was the pre-eminent portal between the federal government and the U.S. technology industry. Bond joined the Administration from the private sector, where he served as Director of Federal Public Policy for the Hewlett-Packard Company, and previously as Senior Vice President for Government Affairs and Treasurer of the Information Technology Industry Council. From 1993 to 1998, Bond served as Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn (R-WA). He was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs from 1992 to 1993. Earlier, Bond was Chief of Staff and Rules Committee Associate for Congressman Bob McEwen (R-OH) from 1990 to 1992. From 1987 to 1990, he served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs.