Tag: “world economic forum”

Report: Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Hints at Future Mergers and Acquisitions

While visiting the World Economic Forum (WEF) event in Davos, Ripple Labs CEO, Brad Garlinghouse discussed the firm’s growth opportunities and despite the crypto economy’s downturn, Garlinghouse spoke about future mergers and acquisitions. ‘I Think We’re More Likely to Be the Buyer,’ Ripple Labs CEO Brad Garlinghouse Said During an Interview in Davos Just recently…

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Is Henry Kissinger right about Ukraine?

He may be 99 years old, said Tom Nichols in The Atlantic, but Henry Kissinger “still has it in him to issue a foreign-policy take that infuriates a lot of people”. In a virtual appearance at the Davos World Economic Forum last week, the US statesman who tried to negotiate an end to the Vietnam War offered…

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The return of the World Economic Forum in Davos

The highlight of the last gathering of the global elite at Davos, in January 2020, “was a spat between Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump”, said Larry Elliott in The Observer. “Scant attention was being paid to reports of a new virus recently detected in China”; most of those who’d trekked to the Swiss alpine resort…

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High Times and Hijinks at World Economic Forum 2022

If the World Health Organization (WHO) hadn’t followed China’s cue in telling us there was no evidence of coronavirus human-to-human transmissibility in early 2020; if governments around the world, seemingly in sync, hadn’t massively infringed on personal freedoms to impose lockdowns and mandates over recent years…

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Axios AM Deep Dive: Cold War Davos

Good afternoon, and welcome to our deep dive from Davos, Switzerland, where Team Axios — Dave Lawler, Felix Salmon, Ina Fried, and Axios publisher Nicholas Johnston — covered the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting of heads of state, CEOs, activists and cel…

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Podcasts: Listen: The Davos Quiz

Round three with Lourens van Rensburg, head of Corporate and Institutional Banking, and Marc Kahn, Global Head, People andamp; Organisation and Executive for ESG for Investec. In this episode, I quiz my guests on who said what at the World Economic Forum, and we discuss Ukraine…

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