The differences between Tim cook and the president of the United States, Donald Trump, may be quite public and self-evident, but that does not mean that the two businessmen cannot possibly collaborate on matters in which their power and experience provide a (greater) assumption to society.
Exactly what is happening today: The US Department of Commerce announced that Cook, along with 24 other CEOs, politicians, leading figures in the technology world, and experts, will integrate a advisory panel We need to work with the government to "develop and implement strategies that renew US workforce to better adapt to the challenges of the 21st century."
The focus of the panel will be in the areas of automaton and artificial intelligencewhich, as is well known, are rapidly replacing human jobs with robots and computerized solutions. The experts, along with Trump and his team, will use their expertise in their respective areas to find a healthy compromise between technological advancement and continuing job creation in the country.
The panel be coordinated by Ivanka trump, daughter of the president, and the US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross. In addition to Cook, other leading figures in the technology world will join the board as Ginni Rometty (IBM), Barbara Humpton (Siemens) and Bill McDermott (SAP).
This is not the first time a collaboration between Cook and Trump has been announced: Last year, the Apple CEO joined the White House "Office of Innovation" board. The first meeting of the panel of artificial intelligence specialists has no date yet, but interesting things should come out of this meeting, of course, we will be aware.