Tesla & Uber CEOs Added to Trump’s Economic Team

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, and others tapped for Donald Trump's advisory economic team.
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The leaders of transportation tech giants Uber and Tesla have been tapped by Donald Trump to join a presidential advisory economic team.


By Rob Price

Elon Musk and Travis Kalanick, the chief executives of Tesla and Uber, are joining U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s new economic advisory board.

The two tech-transportation executives have been named as members of Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum, it was announced on Wednesday, alongside PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi.

Launched in early December, the forum will provide economic advice¬†and will “be called upon to meet with the president frequently to share their specific experience and knowledge as the president implements his plan to bring back jobs and Make America Great Again,” the initial announcement said.

It is being headed up by the CEO of Blackstone, Steve Schwarzman.

Read the full story on Business Insider.



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