White House Issues Executive Order Re: American Technology Council

Posted May 4, 2017

On May 1, 2017, the White House issued an executive order creating the American Technology Council. The Council will be led by the President himself and also includes members from the highest levels of the federal government such as the vice president; the secretaries of Defense, Commerce and Homeland Security; the director of national intelligence; and senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner.
 
The Council's aim is to "coordinate the vision strategy, and direction for the federal government's use of information technology (IT) and the delivery of services through information technology," according to the order.
 
 

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