Eddie Truong

Principal, DT Strategies


Business Columnist

Eddie Truong is the principal of DT Strategies, LLC and co-founder of the Silicon Valley Restaurant Association. He started his career by managing local candidate campaigns in San Jose and established his government affairs experience through business trade groups, such as the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the San Jose Chamber of Commerce. He specializes in economic development, education/workforce development consulting, and government relations.

In 2019, Eddie was recognized as a “Millennial Mover & Shaker” by Assemblymember Evan Low for his significant contributions supporting the local business community. In 2020, he was awarded the Hathaway Staff Person of the Year Award at the Western Association of Chamber Executives Conference.

Eddie is the proud son of Vietnamese political refugees and a lifelong resident of San Jose, graduating from Evergreen Valley High School and earning his B.A. in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Davis.

Truong: California must improve health plan choices

I am honored to be joining San José Spotlight’s team as a new business opinion columnist. As a lifelong resident of San Jose and having been involved in the local business community for the past eight years, I hope to share interesting perspectives on business issues through this publication. In 2019, I shared my personal...