Davos, Switzerland | January 23, 2018

The Year Ahead Davos

Bloomberg’s acclaimed event series The Year Ahead will be making its way to Davos in 2018, offering a new and exciting must-attend addition to WEF week.

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Bloomberg’s acclaimed event series The Year Ahead will be making its way to Davos in 2018, offering a new and exciting must-attend addition to WEF week.

An exclusive, invitation-only event, The Year Ahead Davos will provide delegates with the necessary insight to better plan and prioritize for the trends, issues and challenges that they will face in 2018. Speakers will include Bloomberg chairman, Peter Grauer, Bloomberg editor in chief John Micklethwait, and Bloomberg TV news anchor Francine Lacqua. Topics will range from the ongoing geopolitical uncertainty, to the shift away from public markets, to the disruptive fallout posed by advances in technology such as AI and automation. Join Bloomberg in Davos on January 23, 2018, to help shape the conversation for The Year Ahead.

January 23 - Tuesday

11:45 am

Registration & Networking

Registration & Networking

12:15 pm

Welcome Remarks

Speakers

12:20 pm

Chairmen's Panel: Strengthening Corporate Governance; Encouraging Long-Term Behaviors in Business and Investment Decision-Making

Strengthening Corporate Governance; Encouraging Long-Term Behaviors in Business and Investment Decision-Making

Moderator

Speakers

12:50 pm

The Year Ahead in AI- 5 Questions with C Vijayakumar, HCL Technologies President & CEO

Moderators

  • Haslinda Amin

    Chief International Correspondent for Southeast Asia, Bloomberg Television

Speaker

1:00 pm

AI, Automation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Machine learning is revolutionizing business in all sectors, and the companies that are quick to integrate this transformative technology stand to benefit. This panel discussion will focus on how AI is already being used, and how it is poised to impact commerce, industry, the economy and public policy in the year ahead–and for years to come.

Moderator

  • Haslinda Amin

    Chief International Correspondent for Southeast Asia, Bloomberg Television

Speakers

1:25 pm

The Mobility Revolution: In Conversation With Dara Khosrowshahi

Few companies have upended entire industries in the way that Uber has revolutionized personal transportation. Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief John Micklethwait sits down with the CEO charged with navigating Uber’s path forward in a candid conversation about what the year ahead holds for Uber and for the future of mobility.

Moderator

Speaker

Speakers

Peter Grauer

Chairman Bloomberg

Damien O'Brien

Chairman Egon Zehnder

Sheila Penrose

Chairman of the Board Jones Lang LaSalle

Gunn Wærsted

Chair of the Board Telenor

Devin Wenig

President & CEO eBay

John Micklethwait

Editor-in-Chief Bloomberg

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

President & CEO Schneider Electric

Dara Khosrowshahi

Chief Executive Officer Uber

Francine Lacqua

Anchor and Editor-at-large Bloomberg Television

Haslinda Amin

Chief International Correspondent for Southeast Asia Bloomberg Television

C Vijayakumar

President & Chief Executive Officer HCL Technologies

Julie Sweet

CEO North America Accenture

Sponsor

HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global IT services company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 32 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 7.4 billion, for 12 Months ended 30th September, 2017. HCL focuses on providing an integrated portfolio of services underlined by its Mode 1–2–3 growth strategy. Mode 1 encompasses the core services in the areas of Applications, Infrastructure, BPO and Engineering & R&D services, leveraging DRYiCETM Autonomics to transform clients’ business and IT landscape, making them ‘lean’ and ‘agile’. Mode 2 focuses on experience–centric and outcome–oriented integrated offerings of Digital & Analytics, IoT WoRKS™, Cloud Native Services and Cybersecurity & GRC services to drive business outcomes and enable enterprise digitalization. Mode 3 strategy is ecosystem–driven, creating innovative IP–partnerships to build products and platforms business.

HCL leverages its global network of integrated co-innovation labs and global delivery capabilities to provide holistic multi–service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing, Entertainment, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Travel, Transportation & Logistics and Government. With 119,040 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL focuses on creating real value for customers by taking ‘Relationships Beyond the Contract’. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com