FCW: Trump taps family friend as tech adviser
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped family friend Reed Cordish as a White House technology adviser.
In a Jan. 17 announcement, the President-elect said Cordish would serve as assistant to the president for intragovernmental and technology initiatives.
Cordish has directed agency beachhead teams for the president-elect during the transition. His family is also friendly with the Trump family and met through real estate concerns.
According to the announcement, Cordish will be responsible for presidential initiatives that require multiagency collaboration. Additionally, it said he will focus on technological innovation and modernization and oversee a series of "high profile task forces."