World Economic Forum

Inside the Climate Conversation at Davos

The climate crisis and climate action were, finally, prominent themes at this week’s World Economic Forum. We hosted two Techonomy Climate sessions with leaders from Microsoft, Salesforce, Wipro, Carbon Capture, Heliogen, and Normative. Here’s what...

My Own Scary Encounter with Putin

My interaction with Putin up close didn’t help me foresee today’s ugly war. But it did show him to be manipulative, deceptive, and cold-blooded. Machismo is not a healthy starting point.

What is Tech’s Responsibility to Society?

Two amazing leaders–Microsoft's Brad Smith and investor and author Kai-Fu Lee–recently had a high-velocity conversation about tech's trajectory on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Techonomy in Davos: Four Sessions & Many Epiphanies

Multidisciplinary dialog is why Techonomy exists, so no wonder we find Davos so stimulating and valuable. This year economic concerns were muted while climate ones were paramount. We curated four major sessions, working with Wipro....

Techonomy Davos 2020 Archive: Smith & Lee, Technologized Corporations, Andy McAfee, and Digital Healthcare

In Davos Techonomy partnered with Wipro on four meaty sessions, and reported from the scene in several videos. Watch the sessions here. All of them came out great!

AI Leaders Say Business Is Ready

At a Techonomy panel discussion about AI in Davos, Nielsen CEO David Kenny, Salesforce Chief Scientist Richard Socher, and Genpact CEO Tiger Tyagarajan all said AI would dramatically transform business, and were cautiously optimistic about...

Tech Takes Davos While Facebook Takes Hits

The World Economic Forum this year was practically the World Technology Forum. Unlike in years past, leaders there, especially heads of state, acknowledged the depth of transformation underway in a digitized economy. Meanwhile attendees and...

The Fin-ternet of Things: Connecting Everything Means Rethinking Money

The coming world of the Internet of Everything means driverless cars making per-minute toll payments, lightbulbs that pick an energy vendor, IP royalties paid by devices themselves in real time, and investment decisions made by...

Dr. David Agus chats with David Kirkpatrick at WEF 2017

David Kirkpatrick sits down with Dr. David Agus at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to discuss the future of tech and healthcare.

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