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Zuckerberg among leaders to meet with Obama

February 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
President Obama is heading to the San Francisco bay area Thursday to meet with a group of technology executives.

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, Google chief executive Eric Schmidt, and Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and CEO are among the group of executives the president will meet with at a private home. The heads of Twitter, Yahoo and NetFlix are also scheduled to attend.

The main discussion will be American innovation and job growth. It is part of a series of meetings the president has had with business leaders to find ways to collaborate to expand the economy and create jobs.

Obama is trying to get business leaders behind his spending on high-tech initiatives.

The Associated Press contributed to this article