The US President-elect Donald trump met with the heads of major American technology corporations in new York, among whom was the head of Apple Tim cook. According to The Wall Street Journal, trump promised to support them in the implementation of innovative projects.
Donald trump intends to restart its relations with high technology industry and because yesterday met with heads of the largest companies in Silicon valley in the Trump Tower skyscraper.
“We want all of you to continue to work in the field of incredible innovation. No one in the world like you. We will do everything in our power to help you… Call my people, call me. It doesn’t matter. Here we have no formal command system,” said Mr. trump.
The meeting was held at the residence of the elected President. Among the participants in addition to cook was the head of SpaceX and Tesla Motors Elon Musk, the operational head of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, CEO of Google, who owns Google, Larry page, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Google, Eric Schmidt. It is reported that the meeting was also attended by the daughter of a Republican Ivanka and sons Eric and Donald.
“My administration will work closely with the private sector to improve the business climate and create new jobs in the USA — from Silicon valley to the heart of the country,” trump added.
On the eve of the US President-elect announced the names of three new members to his Forum strategy and policy structure established to assist the new administration Advisory assistance in economic matters. The Council, as it became known, among other will include the founder of companies SpaceX and Tesla Elon Musk and the President of PepsiCo Uber and Travis Kalanick and Indra Nooyi.
It is noteworthy that before Elon Musk criticized Donald trump, considering him unfit for President of the United States. Other players high-tech industry from Silicon valley in the course of the race also supported a rival of Mr. trump’s candidate from the Democratic party, Hillary Clinton and donated to her campaign large sums. The most generous was Apple employees, Google, Microsoft and Facebook.
Companies themselves, however, were reluctant to comment on the prospect of working with the new President of the United States. All are invited to a meeting of Directors, only the head of IBM Virginia Rometty announced that it intends to hire an additional 25 000 employees during the term of Donald trump, fulfilling a plan she described as “the basis for interaction with the incoming administration.”