WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2021. Access Partnership, the leading global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced its appointment of Michael Gallagher as Senior Advisor for global interactive entertainment. In this advisory role, Gallagher will provide strategic advice to the world’s most innovative brands across the technology and video entertainment sectors.
Michael Gallagher, the CEO of Intrepidity, comes to Access Partnership with over 25 years of experience as a recognized tech policy leader who has played a key role in developing innovative strategies along with overcoming high impact challenges across industry and government. In this advisory role, Gallagher and Intrepidity, will provide strategic advice to the world’s most innovative brands across the technology and gaming sectors. Prior to founding Intrepidity, LLC, his consulting firm advising interactive technology start-ups, Michael spent 12 years as President and CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, the world’s leading trade association representing the video game industry. Prior to his serving as CEO of ESA, Gallagher held a range of roles within the US Department of Commerce culminating as the Assistant Secretary for Communications & Information where he led the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). He has also held leadership roles at Perkins Coie LLP, Verizon Wireless, and the US Congress.
Gordon Mackay, Head of Multilateral Organisations and Sustainability at Access Partnership commented, “Mike has a singularly unique perspective and world class professional pedigree that will help Access Partnership’s clients identify risk as well as capitalize on opportunity. He is an A-game player of the first order.”
Michael Gallagher stated, “Intrepidity is pleased to join forces with Access Partnership supporting international clients on rapidly evolving tech policy issues of global concern. Together we will provide impactful public policy solutions to leading technology companies around the globe.”
About Access Partnership
Access Partnership is the world’s leading public policy firm ensuring market access for technology. We monitor and analyse global trends for the risks and opportunities they create for technology businesses and identify strategies to mitigate those risks and drive the opportunities to our clients’ advantage. Our team uniquely mixes policy and technical expertise to optimise outcomes for companies operating at the intersection of technology, data, and connectivity.
About Intrepidity LLC
Intrepidity, LLC advises early-stage companies as they confront the intersection of technology, policy, and politics. Intrepidity advises a wide range of technology, telecommunications and interactive entertainment companies through board, advisory board and consulting relationships. High growth portfolio companies include NTT DOCOMO, Anello Photonics, TaskHuman, Intellivision Entertainment, and Subspace.”