As Trump’s tech week continues, this is everybody who is attended to this point


President Trump’s courting with the ones within the generation trade has frequently been frosty at perfect. Barring the strange exception, comparable to long-time supporter Peter Thiel, maximum of Silicon Valley’s leaders have battled towards Trump and his insurance policies because the starting of his marketing campaign.

The courting used to be additional soured during the advent of the debatable immigration ban firstly of the 12 months. Trump’s government order combating access to america for seven Muslim-majority nations noticed tech opponents unite of their condemnation of the president’s movements.

More lately, the verdict to tug america from the Paris settlement used to be additionally met with disdain via loads of tech and non-tech corporations alike, and resulted in Elon Musk quitting Trump’s advisory councils. But the White House hopes to construct bridges with the trade all over what it has dubbed “Tech Week.”

The tournament, which is able to see a variety of tech coverage discussions happen all through the week, started on Monday with the inaugural assembly of the American Technology Council that Trump established thru an government order in May.

During the assembly, Trump introduced he’s aiming for as much as $1 trillion of tax financial savings over the following decade thru a “sweeping transformation of the federal government’s technology.” According to Trump’s son-in-law and leader marketing consultant, Jared Kushner, the DoD nonetheless makes use of 8-inch floppy disks on a few of its legacy methods, and federal companies function 6,100 information facilities which may well be “consolidated” and migrated to the cloud.

Tomorrow will see Trump meet with no less than 4 drone corporations – Kespry, AirMap, Airspace, and PrecisionHawk – to talk about the way forward for the trade. Other conferences are scheduled this week, together with one that may quilt 5G generation. The White House additionally plans to announce “additional tech reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday.”

Here’s a complete record (by way of Recode) of all those that attended Monday’s assembly. Notable absentee Facebook used to be invited however blamed “scheduling conflicts” for its non-attendance. Elon Musk used to be additionally invited however declined to wait, unsurprisingly. While Twitter, which Trump turns out to like, seems to not were invited in any respect.

Tech CEOs:

Ajay Banga, MasterCard CEO

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO

Zachary Bookman, OpenGov CEO

Safra Catz, Oracle Co-CEO

Tim Cook, Apple CEO

John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins, Chairman

Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO

Alex Karp, Palantir CEO

Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO

Tom Leighton, Akamai CEO

Bill McDermott, SAP CEO

Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm CEO

Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO

Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO

Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO

Eric Schmidt, Alphabet Executive Chairman

Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

Peter Thiel, Founders Fund Partner

From the White House:

President Donald J. Trump

Vice President Mike Pence

Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President

Ivanka Trump, Assistant to the President

Chris Liddell, Director of Strategic Initiatives

Reed Cordish, Assistant to the President for Intragovernmental and Technology Initiatives

Gary Cohn, Director of National Economic Council

Dina Powell, Senior Counselor for Economic Initiatives

Stephen Miller, Senior Advisor to the President for Policy

General H.R. McMaster, National Security Advisor

Tom Bossert, Homeland Security Advisor

Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury

General John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security

Mick Mulvaney, Director of Office of Management and Budget

Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce

Seema Verma, Administrator for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Presidents of Universities

Michael Drake, President of Ohio State University

Carol Folt, Chancellor of University of North Carolina

Rafael Reif, President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology