Jared Kushner speaks at tech event

20 Juin, 2017, 05:45 | Author: Claudine Rigal

Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner delivered made his first public remarks as a member of the Trump administration Monday afternoon.

Kushner has been tasked with overseeing a number of initiatives in the Trump administration, including: brokering peace in the Middle East, revamping the federal government, tackling the opioid epidemic, and heading the Office of American Innovation.

In addition, Trump hasn't filled several top technology positions within the federal government, including those of chief technology officer and director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Another tech meeting is also scheduled later for this week, though that is expected focused more on new technologies such as the IoT, and drones.

Others planning to attend include Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Chairman John Doerr and the chief executives of Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) IBM Corp (IBM.N), Mastercard Inc (MA.N), Intel Corp (INTC.O), Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O), Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) and Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE.O), a White House official said on Sunday. Intel unveiled plans at the Oval Office in February to invest more than $7 billion in an Arizona factory, a move that Trump portrayed as a win for USA workers. It seeks to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to raise immigration, a person briefed on the matter said Sunday.

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"While the government is responsible for providing services for citizens, private industry has the luxury of being able to provide truly specialized user experiences, " the White House document said.

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Chris Liddell, a White House aide who directs the technology effort, said the executives would participate in a series of working groups, concluding with a session with Trump.

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