Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Former Comms Lead For Schmidt, Zuckerberg And Musk Pledges To Fight Trumpism - BuzzFeed News

Next stop: the Rust Belt

"Dex Torricke-Barton, who has served as a speechwriter for Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving his current post working for Elon Musk at SpaceX to helm an effort intended to bridge what he sees as a disconnect between Silicon Valley and the rest of the country.
In the week since Trump’s election, Torricke-Barton has assembled a collection of employees at Silicon Valley companies charged with addressing what he describes as a “growing gulf in understanding, empathy and policy; between coastal elites and communities left behind by globalization, between those who seek greater diversity and those who are fearful of it, between the “winners” and “losers” in a changing world.” The grassroots project is yet-unnamed, but can be found at onwards.world."
Former Comms Lead For Schmidt, Zuckerberg And Musk Pledges To Fight Trumpism - BuzzFeed News
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