Michael Kratsios, Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology Policy, will travel to Paris, France May 15-16 to serve as the U.S. Head of Delegation at the G7 Digital Ministerial Meetings. During the meeting, he will address key technology issues facing the United States and its partners, such as advancing artificial intelligence, encouraging innovation-friendly policy frameworks, and promoting trust and security in emerging technologies.
Mr. Kratsios will also hold bilateral meetings with his technology ministerial counterparts to build on discussions from the G7 and identify further areas for cooperation.
In addition to the G7 Digital Ministerial, Mr. Kratsios will hold a roundtable meeting with American technology companies operating in France to discuss the Trump Administration’s technology priorities and the business environment for U.S. technology companies abroad.
As Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology Policy, Mr. Kratsios advises President Donald J. Trump on a broad range of technology policy issues and drives U.S. technology priorities and strategic initiatives.
Under his leadership, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy encourages the development of emerging technologies in the United States, empowers American companies to commercialize and adopt new technologies, and improves and expands access to the tools necessary for Americans to succeed in the 21st century economy. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is also responsible for aligning the technology agenda with Administration’s priorities, including standing up for the American worker, defending American innovations abroad, and protecting the safety and security of the American people.
Mr. Kratsios has led the development and execution of the Trump Administration’s national technology initiatives in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, 5G and broadband communications, autonomous vehicles, commercial drones, STEM education, and advanced manufacturing.