Kim Hart Apr 28
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Tech legends talk "bold" Trump
John Doerr, John Chambers; Illustration: Rebecca Zisser / Axios

For the past 20 years, Cisco Chairman John Chambers and Kleiner Perkins Chairman John Doerr have been bringing tech execs to Washington to meet with government officials about the issues Silicon Valley cares about, like corporate tax reform, high-skilled immigration and science education.

The biggest game-changer over the past two decades? Trump.

Between the lines: Despite the tech industry's overall skeptical view of Trump, two longtime Silicon Valley leaders see positive momentum for driving pro-business policies that will spur startup investment and, most of all, jobs.