Uber, Tesla, and PepsiCo executives join Donald Trump business council

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Elon Musk, the chairman and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla along with Uber Technologies CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick and PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi have signed up with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s advisory council, Trump’s transition team stated on Wednesday.

The transition team’s statement comes in advance of Trump’s Wednesday conference with leading tech leaders, including Musk, at Trump Tower.

Other crucial technology figures anticipated to be at the conference consist of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg; Eric Schmidt and Larry Page of Alphabet, Google’s parent business; and Jeff Bezos, the creator of Amazon who likewise owns The Washington Post. And a representative from Uber will not be in participation.

“I anticipate engaging with our inbound President and this group on issues that impact our riders, drivers and the 450+ cities where we run,” Kalanick stated.

Musk, Kalanick and Nooyi will sign up with 13 other members of the President’s Strategic and Policy Forum who are anticipated to consult with the President often to share their particular experience and understanding as the President executes his economic agenda.

The forum will be chaired by Stephen A. Schwarzman, the CEO and co-founder of Blackstone, among the world’s biggest private equity companies.

“America has the most innovative and vibrant companies in the world, and the pioneering CEOs joining this Forum today are at the top of their fields,” Trump stated.

“My Administration is going to work together with the private sector to improve the business climate and make it attractive for firms to create new jobs across the United States from Silicon Valley to the heartland.”

The group, that includes various other leading magnate, intends to offer market input on the economic sector to Trump, who takes workplace on Jan. 20.

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