Zelensky discussed cooperation in digital field with Palantir CEO Alex Karp
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov met with Palantir CEO Alex Karp
It was reported by Rubryka, referring to the press service of the OPU.
The parties discussed issues of further cooperation in the field of protection, security, and digitalization.
"Your visit to Ukraine is a positive signal that, despite the full-scale war, Ukraine is open to business and ready for cooperation.
We are glad that Palantir is ready to invest in Ukraine and help us fight against russia on the digital front, " the President said.
Volodymyr Zelensky noted that Alex Karp was the first CEO of large Western corporations to personally travel to Kyiv since the beginning of the full-scale war.
For his part, the Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine spoke about measures to combat cyber threats from russia.
"We are actively working not only on the digital blockade of russia but also on attracting top international companies to Ukraine. It is one of our priorities today.
Modern warfare has changed the rules, and technology has an important role therein. Cooperation with Palantir is extremely important because it will help us strengthen our army and defeat the enemy as soon as possible, "said Mikhail Fedorov.
During the meeting, Alex Karp said that the company is ready to open an office in Ukraine and prepare joint developments with Ukrainian specialists.
He also expressed support for Ukraine and admiration for the Ukrainian people.
Palantir is a company that develops software for data analysis.
The main customers are investment banks, special services, and hedge funds.
Among the co-founders of Palantir, in addition to Alex Carp, its founders include Peter Till, co-founder of PayPal and one of Facebook's first investors.