By Jennifer Martinez - 06/19/13 03:33 PM EDT
“We are thrilled to welcome Marc Benioff to our executive council. Marc is a business pioneer who represents the best of our nation's deep history of entrepreneurship and innovation," said Alix Burns, acting CEO of TechNet, in a statement. "We look forward to working with Marc on national and state issues that are so critical to the continued growth of our economy and cutting-edge discovery."
The trade group is currently searching for its next CEO after its former leader Rey Ramsey stepped down in April.