Elbilstillverkaren Tesla ceo Elon Musk and nättaxitjänsten Ubers chief Travis Kalanic becomes advisor to U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. It was announced in conjunction with a meeting on Wednesday in the Trump Tower in New York city between Donald Trump and the heads of some of the most famous Silicon Valley companies, such as Apple, Google and Amazon.
Wednesday’s meeting and the news that Tesla – and Ubergrundarna shall provide advice to the Donald Trump be seen as the first sign of a thawing in the relationship between the future U.S. president and a Silicon Valley establishment who considered Donald Trump’s success with great suspicion, writes the Financial Times.
Elon Musk, and Travis Kalanic, who are behind a couple of the recent years ‘ most talked about companies, should be with in 18 people large advisory bodies in economic affairs. The group’s first meeting takes place in February and the idea is to provide advice to the incoming administration in areas such as productivity and job creation. It was previously known that from the IT-sector involvement, the IBM boss Ginni Rometty.