If you read Isaacson's "Jobs" biography...
Obama gathered the heads of the tech companies before for help on the economic crisis. And, he dismissed every suggestion the heads had because he deemed them to be "too politically risky". Jobs actually became frustrated with Obama because of it. This, like then, will be a show for the press and nothing will really come from it.
Absolutely for show. Why else are executives from Zynga and Etsy on the list? Seriously. Why not meet with top business leaders in other American industries?
"These guys [Apple] are really, really good. This [iPhone] is different." --Mike Lazaridis, RIM co-CEO