Larry Page, Tim Cook said to attend Donald Trump’s tech summit
Summit is expected to help patch up relations between tech leaders and the president-elect
Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will be among a small group of tech leaders who plan to attend a summit this week with President-elect Donald Trump, Recode reported Saturday, citing unidentified sources.
The trio will join executives from Microsoft, Intel and Oracle as part of “a very heady group of less than a dozen, comprising most of the key players in the sector” to attend Wednesday’s summit, Recode said. According to a report earlier this week from USA Today, Trump’s transition team sent out invites to a December 14 roundtable but did not include a complete guest list.
The summit, to be held at Trump Tower in Manhattan, could help patch up relations between Trump and tech leaders, who mostly backed Hillary Clinton for the presidency. The meeting could also allow both sides to discuss sensitive topics raised during the campaign, such as net neutrality and immigration.
Representatives for Alphabet, Apple and Facebook did not immediately respond to requests for comment.