Mr. Aziz Ahmad, MD, GSL pays a detailed visit to Congressman Mike Honda’s office at Washington. The two personalities had a deep discussion regarding technology and its application and imapact on social networking and trend. Notable, Mr. Aziz, founder of UTC Associates and Vonair Inc, was the lead architect of AT&T’s VoIP networks.
About Mike Honda:
U.S. Congressman Michael Honda represents the 17th Congressional District of California and has served in the U.S. House of Representatives for over twelve years. In Congress, Rep Honda is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, Chair Emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Co-chair of the Democratic Caucus’ New Media Working Group, House Democratic Senior Whip and the original author of the Equity and Excellence Commission now housed in the US Department of Education. Mike’s district includes Silicon Valley, the birthplace of technology innovation and now the country’s leading developer of green technology. Mike has dedicated his life to public service and is lauded for his work on education, civil rights, national service, immigration, transportation, the environment, and high-tech issues.
Serving as a California State Assembly member, Santa Clara County Board Supervisor, San Jose Planning Commissioner, San Jose Unified School Board Member, Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador, and with over 30 years in education as a teacher, principal and school board member, Mike’s commitment to serving the people of California’s 17th district is unwavering and unparalleled.
As the Representative covering the heart of Silicon Valley, Honda has been intimately involved in technology and nanotechnology policy for many years. In 2002 he introduced one of the first nanotech bills in Congress, the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Advisory Board Act of 2002, which sought to establish a Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Advisory Board to advise the President on a range of policy matters.