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Tech CEOs reportedly plan to attend Kushner-led summit

The group led by President Trump's son-in-law will focus on ways to modernize government services.

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Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law, will lead a group of tech CEOs on discussions about how to modernize the US government.

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The leaders of some of tech's biggest companies will attend an inaugural meeting of a Trump administration group formed to modernize government services, .

The American Technology Council will focus on a variety of topics, including cloud computing and tech sales to government agencies, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

The group will be led by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser.

Eleven companies are invited to attend on June 19, sources told the news agency, including their chief executives such as Apple's Tim Cook, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft's Satya Nadella and IBM's Ginni Rometty. 

Google parent company Alphabet plans to send Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt to the meeting, according to Bloomberg. Oracle said Chief Financial Officer Safra Catz will attend the summit.

The group will arrive at the White House meeting just weeks after many of the executives criticized Trump on his decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Nearly every country in the world is part of the accord, which seeks to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions.

This isn't the first time the Trump administration has reached out to tech leaders for their input. Trump met in December with more than a dozen executives from the biggest tech companies in the US.

Representatives for Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and IBM didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.

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