IBM is planning to hire 25,000 workers in the US and investing $1 billion in retraining and developing its workforce in the next four years.
She wrote that the company is also planning to spend $1 billion on training and developing IBM employees in the U.S. Those jobs, like cloud computing technicians and services delivery specialists, are being created as the economy is transformed by data science and cloud computing, and they're hard to fill, she said.
In that meeting, some that will attend will be Jeff Bezoz (Amazon), Tim Cook (Apple), Satya Nadella (Microsoft), Larry Page (Google) and Elon Musk (Tesla), according to usa media.
Catz has reportedly had meetings with the transition team of Trump about a possible post on the cabinet.
IBM adds itself to a growing list of large American companies that plan to bolster their domestic jobs bases. The announcement comes on the eve of a meeting of industry leaders with President-elect Donald Trump.
But IBM remains in compliance with the agreement because the state allows the company to carry forward jobs created in previous years that exceeded the requirements for those years, the publication reported. It would also signal a change in IBM's hiring practices, as the company shed 14,000 jobs earlier this year and has cut jobs in each of the past few years. He has since claimed credit for preventing thousands of manufacturing jobs from moving overseas and used state incentives to strike a deal with Carrier, a unit of United Technologies Corp., to pull back on its plans to move some operations to Mexico.
Rometty outlined a plan for IBM's near-term expansion that includes a concept for the educational pipeline that she refers to as "new collar" workers will need for the jobs.
"This is not about white collar vs. blue collar jobs, but about the 'new collar" jobs that employers in many industries demand, but which remain largely unfilled'.
If the legislation is passed, funding will be provided for technical and vocational education.
IBM is planning to hire about 25,000 people in the USA over the next four years.