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Michael Kratsios

Chief Technology Officer of the United States

As the White House’s top technology advisor, Mr. Kratsios has led the development and execution of the Administration’s national technology policy agenda since 2017.

Under his leadership, the Trump Administration launched National initiatives for artificial intelligence, including the American AI Initiative, as well as efforts in quantum computing, 5G and broadband communications, autonomous vehicles, commercial drones, STEM education, and advanced manufacturing.

Mr. Kratsios has represented the United States as the Head of Delegation at multiple international fora, including G7 Technology Ministerials in Italy, Canada, and France; G20 Digital Economy Ministerials in Argentina and Japan; and the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris.