White Residence Tech Summit: Bezos, Cook Dinner, Thiel Set To Wait

The White House is hosting a summit Monday with top talent in technology.
Here’s whyAmong those representing the government will be Jared Kushner, a White House senior adviser and Trump’s son-in-law, and Chris Liddell, the director of strategic initiatives.
It’s the first meeting of the American Technology Council, which was created by an executive order Trump signed last month.
The company already confirmed that Kalanick doesn’t have any plans to participate, and earlier this year he resigned from another one of Trump’s councils.
Related: CEOs to Trump: You’re failingAn administration official said leaders from 18 companies are expected to attend, including Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple (AAPL, Tech30) CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) CEO Satya Nadella, Founders Fund’s Peter Thiel and Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet (GOOG).

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