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Days left until the election the campaign buzz is very very loud right now getting -- by the second so let's cut through all the noise.
Find out what matters to your money Peter Barnes is in the thick of it in Charlotte at the Democratic National Convention with -- of -- -- California delegate.
Who's -- Silicon Valley heavyweights.
Formerly from FaceBook Peter.
Well that's right list Chris Kelly was the chief privacy officer for FaceBook in the first General Counsel and -- was telling -- he was the 25 employee.
In the Facebook got back at 2005.
Yep and and then he left to run for attorney general California now he's about the politics -- he's here at the convention and Chris let's start off with you know the big.
Big issue the big debate.
That we're seeing.
President and Mitt Romney engage in which is are we better off that we were four years ago -- Are we absolutely.
You know we've come from an incredibly challenged economy to one that's growing again.
We've moved forward in innovation and we've laid the -- -- for a great period of growth going on into what we hope will be a second term.
But as you know you know -- unemployment remains high eight point 3%.
National -- -- sixteen trillion yesterday you know.
How can how can the president say that.
With the all of these metrics that look bad -- it is frustrating for everyone that we have this unbelievable skills gap -- -- retraining and our workforce and better education policies moving forward.
But that's a problem that I think we can solve over time and -- the national co chair.
-- technology for the president's campaign so.
A very important issue to you and to technologies -- it is a critical piece of our future is understood you understanding that people are going to have to retrain.
Across their lifetime and -- to -- the jobs of the future.
Silicon Valley its support for the president fundraising how is it going for him this cycle it's going well but quite frankly there unfortunately number of people who have been on the sidelines on who were there for the president last -- not as much just before it's I think it's a -- -- have been broke gross dollar amount to about same as before.
But what we need to see is a lot of folks who have been thinking that this was not going to be a close race that the president was gonna run away with that.
We need them to step forward now.
And make sure that he has the resources to tell the story of success of four years and then of four years more.
What are the executives at their.
Hedging or or are they upset with the president over any of -- policy I think inquirer wire they write a check I think different people have different takes on things but they're quite a number of my friends who have said.
Well you know he's just don't walk away with that's they does -- my money they can't imagine.
You know the rest of the country voting for that rock and that it's this is going to be a tight race and everybody -- understand.
I think diversified.
I've done some diversification when I left the company in 2010.
And you know it's it's it it's continue -- I continue to be shareholder I'm very happy shareholders.
The what do you think of the IPO would happen I mean obviously done some things went wrong with the IPO on everything from NASDAQ to you know to.
Who would whatever.
Was said analyst going in -- we've got to move forward from there on the fundamentals of the company are incredibly strong.
And that's why I continue to be sure -- If the president wins -- his the national co chair for technology could might.
Could we see you -- up in Washington in some capacity had a second Obama administration Woolsey got all IE I was happy to drop better grad school in 1992 go to work for Bill Clinton.
You know I continue to be very engaged with the technology community in the administration and I think that there's a lot of things.
The could move forward -- second term cyber security.
And privacy on the -- ways to really -- -- think about recouping her work out of the technology agenda for the president.
Is what it is.
It's been it's been robust and very focused on promote inequality what is and what is he wanted to he'll be focused on thinking about cyber security and how we ready ourselves for this new network world that that that we live in already.
He'll be ready to could -- Promote innovation throughout our communities.
To to get people into better jobs in technology alright Chris Kelly formally FaceBook.
An investor an asset here at the convention thanks for joining it and let's back to you are.
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