Abridged List of Participants
See the current abridged list of participants including CEO's of the world's up-and-coming business champions, CEO's of the most influential global companies - World Economic Forum Members and Partners and other confirmed guests.
A select group of business leaders from the World Economic Forum's Partner and Members with extensive international experience in building global businesses will act as mentors.
Timothy P. Flynn, Chairman, KPMG International, USA
Klaus Kleinfeld, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alcoa, USA
James J. Schiro, Group Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Group Management Board, Zurich Financial Services, Switzerland
Sir Martin Sorrell, Group Chief Executive, WPP, United Kingdom
Tarek Sultan Al Essa, Chairman and Managing Director, Agility, Kuwait
Ben J. Verwaayen, Chief Executive Office, Alcatel-Lucent, France
John Zhao, Chief Executive Officer, Hony Capital, People's Republic of China
400 Global Growth Companies – businesses that have demonstrated potential to become leaders in the global economy
300 CEOs, CTOs, chief economists and corporate strategists from the Forum’s Members and Partners
150 Young Global Leaders – a unique multistakeholder community with a commitment to improve the state of the world and insight into the priorities and expectations of future generations
100 Public Figures including heads of government and ministers for energy, science and industry
100 Media Leaders – publishers and editors-in-chief, top columnists and economic editors
60 technology pioneers - companies and leaders at the forefront of innovation
60 Young Scientists – scientists from around the world that have produced groundbreaking research in different fields; nominated by the InterAcademy Panel on International Issues.
50 Members of the Global Agenda Councils – thought leaders on the foremost challenges on the global agenda
40 Mayors of the fastest growing cities in the world
(World Economic Forum)