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Uber, SpaceX, Tesla, PepsiCo execs join Trump team


Elon Musk, the chairman and chief executive of SpaceX and Tesla, as well as Uber Technologies CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick and PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi have joined President-elect Donald Trump’s advisory council.

Trump’s transition team announced the development on Wednesday.

The group, which includes numerous other top business leaders, aims to give industry input on the private sector to Trump, according to the transition team.





A look at who was expected to attend a gathering of leaders of some of the largest technology companies at Trump’s New York headquarters on Wednesday.

The session was being billed as an introductory meeting.

Those expected to attend include:

* CEO Larry Page of Alphabet Inc, Google’s parent company

* Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook

* Facebook Inc COO Sheryl Sandberg

* Inc CEO Jeff Bezos

* Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk

* Microsoft Corp CEO Satya Nadella

* Oracle Corp CEO Safra Catz

In addition, the technology news website Recode reported that Intel Corp executives were invited. An Intel spokeswoman declined to comment.

The Wall Street Journal reported Palantir Technologies Inc CEO Alex Karp would also attend the meeting.