Investing in the next digital frontier Investing in the next digital frontier Investing in the next digital frontier
From 5G to next-generation computing, how can leaders prepare and invest for the next wave of digital disruption? Panelists: Jan Hammer, partner at Index Ventures; Antonio Neri, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Hwang Chang-Gyu, chairman and CEO of Korea Telecom; Paula Ingabire, Rwandan minister of information and communications technology and innovation. Moderated by: Olivia Chang, anchor at CNNMoney Switzerland. Closing remarks by: Derek O'Halloran, head of digital economy and new value creation at the World Economic Forum.
Tanya König
‘Physics Girl,’ a superhero for the YouTube set
Dianna Cowern studied physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and uses her deep intellect and curiosity to explain the often-intimidating science to a wider audience through PBS Digital Studios on YouTube. Tanya König spoke to the “Physics Girl” in Davos.
Olivia Chang
The crypto conversation at Davos 2020
Crypto and blockchain experts at the sidelines of WEF 2020 in Davos tell us what’s on their radar this year.
Ana Maria Montero
How to make your business “future proof,” not just risk proof
The clock is ticking to meet the UN sustainable development goals by 2030, but it’s not too late, argue André Hoffmann, vice chairman of Roche, and Katell Le Goulven, executive director of the Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society at INSEAD. In part two of this special panel, they explain how companies can get ready.
Ana Maria Montero
Hoffmann: “There are other ways to measure success than money”
André Hoffmann, vice chairman of Roche, and Katell Le Goulven, executive director of the Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society at INSEAD, want to change the metrics with which corporations are run to make them sustainable. In part one of this special panel, they share ideas on how to make it happen.
Tanya König
How this blind woman uses YouTube to address disabilities
Molly Burke has been blind since the age of 14. On YouTube, she fould a platform to break taboos about disabled people. She was invited to speak at the World Economic Forum and told Tanya König how technology can help but also harm her daily life.
Tanya König
Mexican YouTube star Juanpa Zurita asks for more action at the WEF
Juanpa Zurita is one of Mexico’s most successful YouTubers with over 20 million followers, and he accepted an invitation to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. He tells Tanya König why the easy way out is never fun or challenging, why climate change is the biggest issue we need to tackle, and why he thinks that what’s being discussed at the WEF is more talk than action.
Ana Maria Montero
Impact investing appeals not just to millennials, argues Lombard Odier
Financing sustainable or socially responsible projects is often seen as the prerogative of younger generations. Not quite so, says Maximilian Martin, global head of philanthropy at Lombard Odier. Martin explains why older investors are also keen on so-called impact investments, like the bank did with the ICRC.
Andreas Schaffner
Takeaways from Davos 2020
As the rich and the powerful head home from Davos, CNNMoney Switzerland's Andreas Schaffner shares his takeaways from this year's meeting of the World Economic Forum.
Hannah Wise
Davos: A vanity fair, but with a purpose
With the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum drawn to a close, economist Markus Will says the distinction between the young activists and the older generation of leaders needs to be blurred, with both sides working together on achieving goals set out in the forum. He added that the annual summit in Davos remains a “vanity fair”—but one that invokes necessary dialogue.
Hannah Wise
Six stories to wrap-up the week
Your latest highlights from #WEF20 and beyond: Greta Thunberg protests in Davos, Melati Wijsen debates with Al Gore, a coalition against coronavirus is launched, Swiss and world markets end the week up, and Swiss pension funds record their best year since the financial crisis.
Olivia Chang
Syngenta CEO: Swiss listing "absolutely" an option
Pesticide producer Syngenta may pursue a secondary listing on the Swiss stock exchange after its initial public offering in China, says CEO Erik Fyrwald. “We were public on the Swiss stock exchange before, and that went very well for us and our shareholders. So that absolutely is an option.”
Urs Gredig
Nadja Swarovski: “It’s high time for the fashion industry to step up”
Austrian jewelry brand Swarovski is at the forefront of sustainability measures and has been for many years, says executive board member Nadja Swarovski. A member of The Responsible Jewellery Council, the 125-year-old company has worked to significantly reduce its carbon footprint. At the World Economic Forum, Swarovski has called for the entire fashion industry to “step up” and do the same.
Tanya König
Startup Guide Switzerland pre-launches in Davos
The Startup Guide Switzerland maps out the country’s start-up ecosystem with a focus on the regions of Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel and Zurich. It aims at driving the shift toward sustainable businesses and impact entrepreneurship. Tanya König reports from the pre-launch of the guide in Davos.
Urs Gredig
Digital safety for youth
Increased use of social media and changes in digital technology over the past decade have shaped a generation of digital natives, yet they lack awareness of significant cyber risks. How can young people, educators, policymakers and business leaders ensure responsible behavior for the digital safety of all? Panelists: Naeem Dalal, global shaper at Lusaka Hub; Andria Zafirakou, arts and textile teacher at Alperton Community School; Laura Deaner, global chief information security officer at S&P Global; Molly Burke, YouTube personality and motivational speaker. Moderated by: Urs Gredig, head of programs at CNNMoney Switzerland.

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