How Donald Trump Slew The Silicon Valley Tech Giants

“Jared Kushner is the biggest surprise of the 2016 election. Best I can tell, he actually ran the campaign and did it with essentially no resources. He managed to assemble a presidential campaign on a shoestring using new technology and won. That’s a big deal. Remember all those articles about how they had no money, no people, organizational structure? Well, they won, and Jared ran it.” 
-- Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO, who helped design the Clinton campaign’s technology system.

“It’s hard to overstate and hard to summarize Jared’s role in the campaign. If Trump was the CEO, Jared was effectively the chief operating officer.” 

-- Billionaire Peter Thiel, the only significant Silicon Valley figure to publicly back Trump.

“People were being told in Washington that if they did any work for the Trump campaign, they would never be able to work in Republican politics again. Donald kept saying, ‘I don’t want people getting rich off the campaign, and I want to make sure we are watching every dollar just like we would do in business.’ ”
-- Jared Kushner
Read the complete article at Forbes

Comment Category Tags