Washington D.C., December 15, 2022 – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announces the appointment of Danny Bounds as Manager, Education Technology Policy. He will support and advocate on behalf of SIIA’s education technology members on key issues and initiatives.
Bounds has spent the majority of his career in education, most recently as Federal Programs Ombudsman for the Tennessee Department of Education where he worked with federal law and policies related to federal funding to state-wide school districts. He started his career in higher education specializing in leadership development, diversity and inclusion, first-year programs, community service and strategic planning at the University of South Carolina, the University of Tennessee, and the University of Georgia. He also served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Honorable Judge in the Circuit Criminal Court, Division II, of Rutherford County, TN as well as a law clerk for two law firms.
“Danny is bringing a deep knowledge and experience of higher education to SIIA and will be a valuable contributor to our team,” said Sara Kloek, Vice President, Education and Children’s Policy, SIIA. “His legal and education background provides unique expertise we can leverage for our members as they navigate today’s challenging ed tech environment.”
A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Bounds received his B.S. at Middle Tennessee State University, his M.Ed. at the University of South Carolina and his J.D. at the University of Memphis.
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SIIA is an umbrella association representing more than 600 technology, data and media companies and associations globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit siia.net.