Trump to host tech summit this week

President-elect Donald Trump is hosting an exclusive technology summit Wednesday at Trump Tower in Manhattan, according to Recode, a tech news website.

The website cites "numerous sources with knowledge of the situation." Invites were sent out by Reince Priebus, Mr. Trump's chief of staff, Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump's son-in-law, and Peter Thiel, a major tech investor, according to the report.

Recode reports that confirmed attendees include the following: Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Oracle CEO Safra Catz.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will likely attend, sources told Recode. 

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield and Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, as well as a handful of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, will not be attending the summit for various reasons, according to Recode. 

 

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