Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick named as Trump’s newest advisors

Elon Musk and Travis Kalanick, the chief executives of Tesla and Uber, are joining US President-elect Donald Trump’s new economic advisory board. The President’s Strategic and Policy Forum, which was first announced earlier this month, is meant to give the president-elect direct and non-partisan perspectives from the private sector as he shapes his economic agenda.

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The announcement came hours ahead of a major meeting between Trump and tech executives Wednesday. Musk’s role is particularly notable in light of his criticism of Trump during the presidential campaign. Musk had said Trump was “not the right guy” for the Oval Office.

Originally published at SocialUnderground.