Davos, Switzerland | January 24, 2018

The Smart Economy
Technology and the Changing
Industrial Landscape

Technology and the Changing Industrial Landscape

Technological disruption is poised to reshape entire economies in the years to come, as AI, automation and IoT usher in a transformation in commercial and industrial processes; but like any technological revolution, the process isn’t always painless. During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Bloomberg will convene c-suite leaders for a luncheon and program featuring CEOs who will share their insights and the approach they are taking to address the challenges of these trailblazing technologies. Specifically, how major industries are fighting to be first in innovation, while managing the impact on customers and employees, as well as the economy and public policy.

January 24 - Wednesday

11:45 am

Registration & Networking

12:15 pm

Welcome Remarks

12:20 pm

Technology Spotlight: 5 Questions with Mike Gregoire



12:30 pm

Cybersecurity: The New Elephant in the Board Room

Cyber-attacks have become a near weekly occurrence, prompting banks, insurers and companies in all sectors to invest heavily in data protection. As investments in cyber security increase in the year ahead, what kind of conversations are CEOs having with their boards about what actions to take in the event of an attack? This discussion will focus on the conversations CEOs now must have up and down the leadership ladder, from the board to rank-and-file employees about the new realities of digital security. The moderator will ensure that speakers share best practices for what has worked (and what hasn't) on the road to mitigating ris



1:10 pm

Technology and the Future of Work

As automation and machine learning remake industry, what does the future of work look like? What technological advancements do we expect to become mainstream in the next year, and as technology transforms the very nature of the workforce, how can executives help their employees to embrace the opportunities that emerge? This panel will look at how businesses are already utilizing innovations like AI and data analytics to improve operations, streamline processes, develop new products, and overhaul daily business functions to create more effective, efficient and sustainable companies




Stephanie Flanders

Bloomberg Economics Senior Executive Editor

Mike Gregoire

CA Technologies Chief Executive Officer

Inga Beale

Lloyd’s Chief Executive Officer

Mark D. McLaughlin

Palo Alto Networks Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Martin Sorrell

WPP Chief Executive Officer

Jacqueline Simmons

Bloomberg Executive Editor, Global Business

Chip Bergh

Levi Strauss & Co. President & Chief Executive Officer

Dirk Hoke

Airbus Defence and Space CEO

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee

Sinovation Ventures Chairman and CEO


CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every industry. From planning, to development, to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact, and communicate – across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe environments. Learn more at www.ca.com.