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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018

  • Date:January 23 to January 26, 2018
  • Venue:
    Davos, Switzerland

The Digital Skills Imperative
January 23, 2018 - Digital skills have emerged as an urgent priority in responding to rapid digitalization and mass automation. Markle CEO and President Zoë Baird joined a panel of esteemed speakers to discuss shifting mindsets on lifelong learning and scaling digital-skills-building efforts for the digital economy.

Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation
Jonas Prising, Chairman and CEO, ManpowerGroup
Hussain Sajwani, Chairman, Damac Properties Co LLCoModerator
Amy Bernstein, Editor, Harvard Business Review Magazine



How the Benefits of Technology Can Be Harnessed for Good
January 24, 2018 - On a panel hosted by Accenture and Web Summit, leaders and experts on technology and the future of work examined how we can leverage AI and technology to help the next generation of workers.

Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation
Paddy Cosgrave, CEO and Co-founder, Web Summit
Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Accenture
Will.I.Am, Founder,