REPRESENT recognizes that technological innovation and progress are essential to San Francisco’s continued growth. We advocate for forward-thinking policy that protects the interests of the San Francisco tech industry and community at City Hall and beyond.


At the beginning of the year, sets a policy agenda outlining the policy areas that matter most to and our members. These focus areas help us at prioritize our work, establish a clear scope of our positions for current and prospective members, and let legislators know where the San Francisco tech community stands on the most pressing issues. After releasing our first policy agenda in 2018, streamlined the process by making it an official component of the Policy Advisory Committee responsibilities. The Policy Advisory Committee identified the below policy priorities as most critical to the success of our tech community and San Francisco as a whole.


Digital Equity and Workforce Development

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and Safety

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Housing and Urban Development

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Regulation of the Tech Sector

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Business Taxes

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Past Policy Agendas: 2019 | 2018

Policy Advisory Committee

The Policy Advisory Committee serves the Board of Directors and is chaired by a member of the Board. Members of the Policy Advisory Committee work closely with the team to develop an annual policy agenda and guide’s overall policy direction. The Committee includes seven representatives from different member companies who meet regularly to develop policies that proactively engage tech companies in improving San Francisco and offer innovative solutions to the city’s regulatory challenges.

Michael Matthews, Chair

California Director of Public Policy, Facebook

Nadia Anderson

Nadia Anderson

Government Relations Manager, Cruise

Vignesh Ganapathy

Senior Government Relations Lead, Postmates

Matt Middlebrook

Head of Public Policy for California, Hawaii, and Alaska, Airbnb

Rebecca Prozan

Chief of Public Affairs in California, Google

Alex Randolph

Manager of Policy and Public Affairs for Northern California, Uber


Tom Tarantino

Head of City and State Public Policy, Twitter