November 29, 2009 / 11:11 PM / 10 years ago

UPDATE 1-Leaders from Google, others to attend W.House summit

(updates with list of attendees)

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Leaders from top U.S. companies including Google (GOOG.O) , AT&T ATT.N, Disney (DIS.N) and FedEx (FDX.N) will attend a jobs summit on Dec. 3 at the White House, a White House spokeswoman said on Sunday.

The forum is meant to help devise ways to combat double-digit unemployment.

The White House said there would be approximately 130 attendees at the jobs forum ranging from small business owners to academics. Below is a list of confirmed attendees:

Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google Inc (GOOG.O)

Randall Stephenson, CEO, AT&T Inc (T.N)

Surya Mohapatra, CEO, Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

Frederick Smith, CEO, FedEx Corp (FDX.N)

Brian Roberts, CEO, Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O)

Bob Iger, CEO, Walt Disney Co (DIS.N)

W. James McNerney, CEO, Boeing (BA.N)

Andrew Liveris, CEO, Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N)

Peter Solmssen, Siemens (SIEGn.DE)

Stephanie Burns, CEO, Dow Corning [DOWCR.UL]

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green for All

Reed Hundt, Co-Chair, Coalition for the Green Bank

Lawrence Mishel, President, Economic Policy Institute

Alan Blinder, Wall Street Journal columnist and professor, Princeton University

Paul Krugman, New York Times Columnist and professor, Princeton University

Joseph Stiglitz, professor, Columbia University

Bob Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Jeffrey Sachs, professor, Columbia University

Anna Burger, chair of labor federation Change to Win

Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers union

Joseph Hansen, president of United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers

Frank Cownie, Mayor of Des Moines, Iowa

Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, Texas

Ed Pawlowski, Mayor of Allentown, Penn.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason and Susan Heavey)

jeff.mason@thomsonreuters.com; +1 202 898 8392; Reuters Messaging: jeff.mason.reuters.com@reuters.net

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