The biggest names in tech head to the White House

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Source:   —  June 19, 2017, at 7:59 AM

Is President Trump prepared to mend fences with Silicon Valley?.

The biggest names in tech head to the White House

Is President Trump prepared to mend fences with Silicon Valley?

The White House is hosting a summit Monday with top talent in technology. It'south the first meeting of the American Technology Council, which was created by an executive order Trump signed latest month.

The grouping will speak about reforming the H-1B visa program, which Trump has criticized and says is abused by tech firms that utilize it to import cheap labor.

Also on the council'south agenda: modernizing the government'south technology infrastructure and keeping its computers secure from cyber attacks.

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An administration official said leaders from eighteen companies are expected to attend, including Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple (AAPL, Tech30) CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) CEO Satya Nadella, Founders Fund'south Peter Thiel and Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google'south parent company, Alphabet (GOOG).

Trump angered huge players in the tech community earlier this mo when he pulled the United States out of the Paris climate deal.

Facebook (FB, Tech30) founder and CEO Tag Zuckerberg, Google (GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai, outgoing Common Electric (GE) CEO Jeff Immelt and Apple's (AAPL, Tech30) Cook all condemned the move.

All of those companies declined comment to CNNMoney about Monday'south meeting.

Tesla (TSLA) and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk won't participate. He resigned from two of Trump'south other advisory councils after the Paris climate decision.

And Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will be a no-show. The company already confirmed that Kalanick doesn't have any plans to participate, and earlier this year he resigned from another one of Trump'south councils. Kalanick is also on a leave of absence from Uber.

Related: Trump sparked a CEO revolt. Here'south why

Among those representing the government will be Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, both White House advisers; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly; White House budget director Mick Mulvaney and White House economic adviser Gary Cohn.

Chris Liddell, the White House director of strategic initiatives and a former top executive for Common Motors, Microsoft, International Paper and William Morris Endeavor, was named by Trump as director of the council.

Vice President Mike Pence is also expected to stop by, and the grouping will meet with Trump late in the afternoon to allow an overview of the discussions, according to one senior White House official.

Other CEOs slated to attend:

Ajay Banga, CEO of MasterCard
Zachary Bookman, CEO of OpenGov
Safra Catz, co-chief executive of Oracle
John Doerr, chairman of Kleiner Perkins
Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware
Alex Karp, CEO of Palantir
Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel
Tom Leighton, CEO of Akamai
Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP
Steven Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm
Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe
Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM
Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture

--CNN'south Kevin Bohn and Athena Jones contributed to this report.

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