Trump invites tech leaders to mid-December roundtable

The meeting is set to take place at Trump Tower on Dec. 14. It's not clear which companies will be in attendance.
Written by Jake Smith, Contributor
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President-elect Donald Trump invited tech industry leaders to a roundtable at Trump Tower on December 14 in New York, according to USA Today.

The letter was signed by incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Jared Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law and top adviser, and Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley investor who donated to Trump throughout his campaign and now works on his transition team.

It's not clear which companies received the invitation, or what the agenda of the roundtable will be. There's a lot to talk about, from net neutrality to cyber security.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins confirmed he will attend to the meeting, but it's not clear who other attendees will be.

Several tech leaders, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Apple CEO Tim Cook, publicly congratulated Trump for his win in November.

We have reached out to several prominent tech firms to learn if they'll be in attendance.

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