The US President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:
Michael J. K. Kratsios of South Carolina, to be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Upon appointment, designate him to be the United States Chief Technology Officer.
Mr. Kratsios currently serves as the Deputy United States Chief Technology Officer and Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology Policy at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, a position he has held since the beginning of the Administration. He has represented the United States as Head of Delegation at multiple international fora, including the G7 Technology and Innovation Ministerials in Turin, Italy, and Montreal, Canada, and the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial in Salta, Argentina. Mr. Kratsios holds an A.B. from Princeton University and served as a Visiting Scholar at Beijing's Tsinghua University.