TRACKS

Parallel Tracks share insights and find answers to future challenges, encompassing a variety of projects and initiatives that leverage the power of ideas.

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Industry

In the past few years, we have seen digitization bring its first benefits to the industrial sector, yet enormous untapped potential remains.

Business

Dynamic capability is “the firm’s ability to integrate, build, and reconfigure internal and external competences to address rapidly changing environments” – David J. Teece, Gary Pisano, and Amy Shuen

Technology

The Transformative Power of Technology.

PROGRAM

JANUARY 17. 2019

DAY 1

JANUARY 18. 2019

DAY 2

INTERACTIVE SESSIONS

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WORKSHOP

JAMES MONSEES, CO-FOUNDER JUUL

Learn from Stanford d-school alumnus James Monsees in an exclusive hands-on workshop. The vaping unicorn will share how he broke into the US $760 billion tobacco industry, grew to be the leading e-cigarette company and has achieved a market-cap of $15 billion.

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FIRESIDE CHAT

MARIAN GOODELL, CEO BURNING MAN

Meet Marian Goodell, WORLDWEBFORUM Fellow and CEO of Burning Man, in a fireside chat. Marian will give insights into what top executives like Sergey Brin, Larry Page and Elon Musk learn at the festival in the desert and why the ten principles of Burning  Man are worth considering for every company.

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WORKSHOP
WorldWebForum 2018 Day 1

CEO WORKSHOP BY McKINSEY

In conjunction with McKinsey & Company and ETH Zurich, we will present a special CEO workshop that focusses on the big issues, and how to lead through change.

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WORKSHOP

PROF. BILL BARNETT, STANFORD

Meet Professor Bill Barnett, one of the first academics to examine Jack Ma and Mark Zuckerberg as examples of nonconformist entrepreneurs who were willing to take the risk and buck the trend. Don’t miss the chance to learn from Stanford’s professor about how to spot authentic entrepreneurs versus those that are posing as part of the trend.

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track overview

January 17-18, 2019

AI has the power to take teamwork to the next level, but it cannot be a crutch for dysfunctional teams.

January 17-18, 2019

The cloud is the universal enabler for digital transformation. How to put it to use?

January 17-18, 2019

The food-chain is full of digital opportunities through cooperation. A special focus on AI, farming, and recipes.

January 17-18, 2019

Why real estates, that take full Advantage of the internet of things will dominate their industry.

January 17-18, 2019

How to achieve a total and holistic change to capabilities and mindsets all across your operating model.

January 17-18, 2019

The CryptoValley has the potential to have an impact in the whole corporate world. But a few hurdles remain.

January 17-18, 2019

Is Blockchain just another hype for insureres or a unavoidable reality?

January 17-18, 2019

Who will define the future of automotive? Carmakers or software engineers? The race is on

January 17-18, 2019

The digital revolution will lead to the evolution of richer experiences in tourism

January 17-18, 2019

Building an app? How to bring anything to the mobile screen

January 17-18, 2019

Meet the most existing talents in academia from all over the world

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