The world’s top leaders in business, government, academia and international organizations came together at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters to discuss the impact of digital and technology transformation and the profound impact that is making on our world today.
Robert F. Smith, chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners moderated a panel on the New Digital Context with John T. Chambers, chairman and CEO, Cisco, Liu Jiren, chairman and CEO, Neusoft Corporation, Max Levchin, founder and CEO, HVF LLC, and Pierre Nanterme, Chairman & CEO, Accenture. Watch them discuss how digital innovations are driving a new context for business.
Accenture’s Chief Technology Officer, Paul Daugherty, hosted a discussion with Jeroen Tas, CEO of Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services at Royal Philips, Greg Scheu, President of Americas for ABB and David Kirkpatrick, CEO and Founder at Techonomy—a company that hosts events on the impact of technology. They discussed the opportunities the Industrial Internet of Things creates and whether businesses are ready to seize them.
CNN Anchor, Richard Quest moderated a panel discussion on Improving the State of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) workforce. Panelists included Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, global vice chair, public policy, E&Y, Antonio Simoes, CEO, UK at HSBC Bank plc, and Sander van 't Noordende, group CEO – Products, Accenture. Watch them discuss LGBT workforce issues, being out at work, and the need for senior-ranking role models.
Mark Spelman, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy moderated a panel with Jonas Prising, CEO, ManpowerGroup, Christian Morales, corporate vice president, general manager Europe, Middle East and Africa, Intel and Peter Zemsky, deputy dean, INSEAD to discuss how the industrial internet of things will reshape the way we work and the composition of workforces.