Google Exec, Columbia Prof, Union Leaders Among Invitees To WH Jobs Summit


President Obama Thursday is hosting a jobs summit at the White House, with the administration putting its full attention toward the economy and unemployment.

Among the 130 attendees are small business owners, experts from the “green jobs” sector, business leaders, academics, city officials and representatives from nonprofits, the White House said.

Some names that jump out right away are Eric Schmidt of Google (he is an informal Obama adviser), New York Times columnist and Nobel economics prize winner Paul Krugman, Columbia Business School professor Joe Stiglitz and Anna Burger of the Change to Win union.

Full list of confirmed attendees after the jump:

Eric Schmidt, Google
Randall Stevenson, AT&T
Surya Mohapatra, Quest
Frederick Smith, Fed Ex
Brian Roberts, Comcast
Bob Iger, Disney
James McNerney, Boeing
Andrew Livens, Dow Peter,
Solmssen, Siemens
Stephanie Burns, Dow Corning
Phaedra Ellis Lamkins, Green for All
Reed Hundt, Coalition for the Green Bank
Larry Mishel, EPI
Alan Blinder, Princeton
Paul Krugman, Princeton
Joe Stiglitz, Columbia
Bob Greenstein,Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia

Small Business Owners including:
David Ickert, Air Tractor
Woody Hall, Diversapack
Rose Wang, Binary Group

Anna Burger, Change to Win
Leo Gerard, United Steel Workers
Joe Hansen, United Food and Commercial Workers
Randi Weingarten, AFT
Mayor Frank Cownie, Des Moines, IA
Mayor Julian Castro, San Antonio, Texas
Mayor Ed Pawlowski , Allentown, PA

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