October 21, 2021
In a recent article, DigiDay
quoted Kelley Drye’s Jessica Rich
on the challenges the FTC has in attracting technologists away from the private sector.
“Being one of the few technologists at the FTC can be lonely,” said Jessica Rich, former director of the FTC’s Consumer Protection Bureau. She said the FTC has had a hard time competing with the salaries and career advancement potential of corporate tech. “If the FTC had the funds and authority to hire multiple technologists, that would also make it a more appealing place to work,” she told Digiday
in August. “You don’t want to be the one technologist in the privacy division who everyone is coming to for everything; you want to be part of a professional cadre of technologists.”
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