Commissioner Breton in San Francisco to meet with Tech CEOs and discuss EU digital policy enforcement

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Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, is travelling to San Francisco for two days.

On Thursday, 22 June, he will discuss the results of Twitter’s readiness stress test to comply with the EU Digital Services Act (DSA) with Executive Chair Elon Musk and CEO Linda Yaccarino at the company’s headquarters. They will review the company’s obligations under the DSA which becomes applicable this summer. Later in the day, Commissioner Breton will inaugurate the new EU Office in San Francisco which aims to reinforce its digital diplomacy – in the presence notably of San Francisco mayor London Breed and California Lieutenant-Governor Eleni Kounalakis.

On Friday, 23 June, he will meet with Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, at Menlo Park headquarters to discuss the ‘AI Pact’ and DSA implementation. Commissioner Breton will also meet with Jensen Huang, CEO of NVDIA, in Santa Clara headquarters to engage on the ‘AI Pact’ and EU Chips Act. Finally, the Commissioner will visit the OpenAI headquarters and meet with Sam Altman, CEO of the company, to discuss the EU ‘AI Pact’ ahead of the implementation of the AI Act.