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http://www.weforum.org/ What are the top issues on the global economic agenda and how will they be addressed in the year ahead? On the agenda: - Rising income inequality and declining productivity - Divergence in monetary policies among major economies - Build-up of sovereign and corporate debt Speakers: · Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting of India. · Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan. · Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC. · George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Secretary of State of the United Kingdom. · Tidjane Thiam, Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse, Switzerland. Chaired by Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial....
http://www.weforum.org/ What lies ahead for the global economy in 2017? - Laurence D. Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, USA - Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom - Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan - Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC - Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance of Germany Chaired by - Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, United Kingdom
http://www.weforum.org/ How close are technologies to simulating or overtaking human intelligence and what are the implications for industry and society? Speakers: -Matthew Grob, Executive Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer, Qualcomm, USA. -Andrew Moore, Dean, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA. -Stuart Russell, Professor of Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA. -Ya-Qin Zhang, President, Baidu.com, People's Republic of China. Moderated by Connyoung Jennifer Moon, Chief Anchor and Editor-in-Chief, Arirang TV & Radio, Republic of Korea.
http://www.weforum.org/ The Co-chairs will share their expectations for the Annual Meeting and offer their perspective on the theme of Responsive and Responsible Leadership. - Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer, Save the Children International - Brian T. Moynihan, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America Corporation - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Documentary Film-maker, SOC Films - Frans van Houten, President and Chief Executive Officer, Royal Philips - Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Moderated by - Adrian Monck, Head of Public Engagement and Foundations, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
The Pre-Annual Meeting Press Conference will outline the official programme and participants at this year’s Annual Meeting in Davos Opening remarks by: · Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman Panel: · Emma Benameur, Head of Programme Design · Philipp Rösler, Head of the Centre for Regional Strategies · Cheryl Martin, Head of Partners Engagement · Saadia Zahidi, Head of Employment and Gender Initiatives Moderated by: · Adrian Monck, Head of Public Engagement and Foundations GBP TV - The World's First TV Channel dedicated to Entrepreneurs
http://www.weforum.org/ With Asia attracting half of global fintech investment, what trends are driving this global next-generation financial system? - David Craig, President, Financial and Risk, Thomson Reuters, United Kingdom - Francisco González, Group Executive Chairman, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), Spain - Eric Jing, Chief Executive Officer, Ant Financial Services Group, People's Republic of China - Dan Schulman, Chief Executive Officer, PayPal, USA - Cecilia Skingsley, Deputy Governor, Swedish Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank), Sweden Moderated by - Henry Blodget, Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider, USA
http://www.weforum.org/ What is needed from the public and private sectors to ensure that the Fourth Industrial Revolution benefits all of humanity? - Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, India - Mary Barra, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company, USA - Marc R. Benioff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus - Shu Yinbiao, Chairman, State Grid Corporation of China, People's Republic of China - Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys, USA Chaired by - Ngaire Woods, Dean, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
http://www.weforum.org/ A conversation with Alibaba founder Jack Ma on the future of online trade and globalization - Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group, People's Republic of China; Young Global Leader Alumnus Interviewed by - Andrew R. Sorkin, Editor-at-Large; Columnist, New York Times, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus
Every year since 1971 the world's elite have gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. What started as a small conference about management has ballooned into a famously exclusive gathering of business people, academics, and government officials. The stated goals of the non-profit World Economic Forum are noble: the conference is organized around the principle that business leaders should work with leaders of government to address the world's problems. But for many, the problem with Davos is rooted in exactly that premise. Critics point out that it’s big corporations, and their wealthy CEOs, that have lobbied for years against higher taxation of corporate profits and better regulation. While some of the world's wealthiest have become advocates against ...
http://www.weforum.org/ As business opportunities for artificial intelligence multiply, how can industry leaders design the principles and technical standards into their products that benefit society as a whole? - Ron Gutman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, HealthTap, USA - Joichi Ito, Director, Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA - Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, USA - Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM Corporation, USA Moderated by - Robert F. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Equity Partners, USA
http://www.weforum.org/ The World Economic Forum launched the multi-year Digital Transformation of Industries Project in 2015 in partnership with Accenture. The project looks at how digital technologies like machine learning, cloud computing, and the internet of things are changing existing industries and creating entirely new ones. It makes recommendations to incumbents on how they can thrive in the new digital environment. There are now hundreds of startups attacking traditional markets as a result of the democratization of technology, increased access to funds and a rising entrepreneurial culture. Start-ups are achieving scale far quicker than analogue companies ever did. Average Fortune 500 companies took 20 years to reach a market cap of $1 billion, Google managed it in eight years,...
http://www.weforum.org/ Join a conversation on the priorities, challenges and opportunities for the incoming government of the United States. - Anthony Scaramucci, Assistant to the President-Elect and Director of Public Liaison, Office of the President-Elect of the United States of America Moderated by - Philipp Rösler, Head, Regional and Government Engagement, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
A bizarre quote that Thomas Friedman apparently made about the Arab Spring at Davos is spreading on the internet and no one seems to know what the hell he's even trying to say... Comedian David Cross joins us to discuss. This clip from the Majority Report, live M-F at 12 noon EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM Download our FREE app: http://majorityapp.com SUPPORT the show by becoming a member: http://jointhemajorityreport.com and BUY all of your Amazon purchase thru our Amazon affiliate link: http://majorityreportkickback.com LIKE us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/MajorityReport FOLLOW us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MajorityFM SUBSCRIBE to us on YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/SamSeder WATCH our LIVE show video stream: http://youtube.com/user/MajorityReportLIVE
http://www.weforum.org/ The determination of Arab leaders for economic reforms has created a unique momentum to stimulate growth and create much needed jobs. This press conference offers an opportunity to get perspectives from both government and business leaders on how to accelerate and make complex reforms work in the region. This will also be a curtain raiser for the agenda of the 2017 World Economic Forum on MENA to take place in Jordan, 19-21 May. - Mirek Dusek, Head of Middle East and North Africa, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum - Imad Najib Fakhoury, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation of Jordan - Majid Jafar, Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Petroleum Moderated by - Georg Schmitt, Media L...