Obama to Have Dinner With Zuckerberg and Other Technology CEOs in SF


Barack Obama is having dinner with Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and other technology executives tomorrow night in San Francisco, CA.

Says White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, “the focus of the discussion is innovation and job creation, and these are representatives of businesses… who know a lot about private sector job growth. While innovation, one of the key talking points from the President’s recent State of the Union address, is to be the main topic of discussion.

Since social media and engaging community has been a big part of the Obama campaign since day one, it’ll be interesting to see what initiatives come out of the meeting. Wouldn’t you like to be a fly on the wall at that dinner?

Photo taken from Mashable piece.

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0 Responses to Obama to Have Dinner With Zuckerberg and Other Technology CEOs in SF

  1. Cheryl Ellemberg February 18, 2011 at 4:19 pm #

    This was an interesting way to have some thought leaders get together to brainstorm about how to create more jobs. I believe there are many, many other thought leaders out there who can also have valuable contributions to improve the economy. Thanks for posting!

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