Trump calls in tech CEOs for US government IT overhaul
20 June, 2017, 12:53 | Author: Nadine Todd
The two will arrive separately-Greenblatt on Monday and Kushner on Wednesday-and both are expected to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and also with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. The Trump administration, said Kushner, is looking to make sure government services are taking advantage of new technology, providing value to taxpayers that will extend beyond the administration's time in office.
The main points discussed, according to a draft of the meeting outline, was a technological infrastructure overhaul resulting in better services for US citizens, a cut in spending by as much as $1 trillion with the use of more efficient technology, reducing fraud and bolstering security to prevent cyberattacks.
Numerous tech executives are eager to get White House help in dealing with regulatory and other policy issues such as visas for highly skilled workers.
Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, said the administration wanted to "unleash the creativity of the private sector to provide citizen services in a way that has never happened before".
Others planning to attend include Alphabet Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Chairman John Doerr and the chief executives of Corp Corp, Mastercard Inc, Corp, Qualcomm Inc, Corp and Adobe Systems Inc, a White House official said on Sunday.
A 2016 US Government Accountability Office report estimated the US government spent more than $80 billion in IT annually, excluding classified operations.
"We're working very diligently with everybody, including Congress, on immigration so that you can get the people you want in your companies", the president said. Reutersreported that the White House has been holding behind-the-scene talks since Trump's visit at the end of May, which reportedly was planned by Kushner. The White House thinks it can take lessons from credit card companies in significantly reducing fraud.
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