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The WEF Annual Meeting, in its 48th year, took place from January 23rd to 26th in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The program, initiatives, and projects of the meeting were focused on "creating a shared future in a fractured world."
The AlixPartners team recently came back from the annual World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos. Here are a few insights we gained at this year's meeting, where the theme was "Creating a shared future in a fractured world."
AlixPartners Global Vice Chairman and Chairman EMEA Stefano Aversa spoke to CNBC about his takeaways from this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. He discussed a range of critical issues facing the global economy, including growth sustainability in GDP and trade, Brexit’s impact, landmark M&A deals and IPOs, and how technology will transform the pharmaceutical, biotech, and fintech industries.
Harnessing the potential of digital technology is critical to unlocking value in today’s global economy. For many companies, digitizing has also become essential for their basic survival. It's no surprise that the "digital economy" features so prominently on this year’s agenda at Davos 2018.
Learn the three factors that are driving the digital shift and how can your business utilize them. This article originally appeared on the World Economic Forum blog.