Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter advocated for a mix of direct investments and tax incentives when he met with President Obama today.
Splinter was part of a group of CEOs from large companies, including Google, IBM, Jet Blue Airways and Micron Technology, who spoke with Obama. The president, in turn, used the opportunity to lobby for the business community’s support of his proposed $816 billion stimulus package.
While the president chatted with the business execs, the House of Representatives was set to vote on the stimulus package today.
Splinter spoke about the importance of investing in solar and championed ideas that also had been presented by the Solar Energy Industries...