“We are pleased to join BSA and look forward to collaborating with fellow member companies,” Jason Mahler, Oracle’s vice president of government affairs, said in a press statement touting the move.
BSA President and CEO Robert Holleyman added, “The addition of Oracle’s expertise and thought leadership to our global advocacy programs and initiatives will help us accomplish even more on priority issues.”
Oracle is in the hardware and software business. The BSA focuses on intellectual property and other high-tech matters.
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Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.