LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15: (Xinhua) – U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump announced three additional members of his Strategic and Policy Forum here on Wednesday.
The three new members are Elon Musk, chairman and CEO of rocket and spacecraft manufacturer SpaceX; Travis Kalanick, CEO and co-founder of Uber Technologies; and Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo.
“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 said. “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,” he added.
Musk also joined fellow tech leaders in a meeting with Trump Wednesday at the Trump Tower here in New York.
Topics included creating more jobs for American workers, eliminating barriers preventing American companies from doing business in other countries, market access with China, cutting taxes, improving America’s cyber security and technology in schools.