Bloomberg Tech – Tech CEOs Cook, Bezos, Catz Said to Attend Kushner-Led Summit

The council’s founding mission is to oversee a total revamp of government IT and digital services. Many Silicon Valley giants, who have clashed with President Trump over the past months, are slated to take part.

June 8, 2017

‘Leaders from the largest technology companies are set to visit the White House later this month for an inaugural meeting of President Donald Trump’s group formed to modernize government services, according to three people familiar with the plans. They will arrive weeks after many tech chiefs publicly split with Trump on his decision to exit the Paris climate deal.

The American Technology Council meeting will include a gathering of top executives followed by smaller sessions on particular topics, including those involving tech sales to government agencies, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing internal matters.’

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