10 Top Tech Execs Visiting The White House


3. Steve Ballmer

CEO


Microsoft
No. of Entries: 19

Ballmer, who also publicly urged Congress to pass the ARRA, is listed on 19 entries in the White House visitors log, including a CEO lunch on Feb. 4, 2010, and the first state dinner for China in 13 years on Jan. 19, 2011. Microsoft was one of the first to prosper from the ARRA in the form of $11 million in funds awarded to the state of Washington and City of Redmond that were used to build a bridge connecting Microsoft's East campus to its West campus.



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