Jan 15, 2024 - Axios Events

Axios House @ WEF'24

📣 1 big thing: Axios House Davos presented a full slate of live programming during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting from January 14-18 2024.

  • The events convened global leaders in Davos for on-stage conversations on pressing global issues moderated by experts such as co-founder Mike Allen, 1 big thing Host Niala Boodhoo, chief technology correspondent Ina Fried, editor-in-chief Sara Kehaulani Goo, global technology correspondent Ryan Heath, chief economic correspondent Neil Irwin, publisher Nicholas Johnston, and managing editor Alison Snyder.

See the event highlights and recordings below ⬇️

Women of the World: Connecting WEF 2024 Leaders

Axios House in Davos, Switzerland kicked off its weeklong programming for the World Economic Forum on Sunday, January 14 with an opening night reception highlighting women leaders from across the globe.

The details: Axios editor-in-chief Sara Kehaulani Goo hosted a conversation with Fawn Sharp, the indigenous co-chair of the World Economic Forum.

Read the full event recap here.

Building Better AI with Better Data

On day one of programming, Axios House hosted White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) director Arati Prabhakar, Schneider Electric CEO Peter Herweck and Gecko Robotics CEO Jake Loosararian.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to Gecko Robotics for sponsoring this event.

A big picture conversation with Niala Boodhoo and Neil Irwin

'The big picture' recordings hosted by 1 big thing host & editor Niala Boodhoo, are conversations with other Axios reporters on the World Economic Forum's news of day. These less than 10 minute conversations aim to make you smarter, faster with the news happening on the ground in Davos.

On day one, Niala Boodhoo and chief economic correspondent Neil Irwin unpacked what to expect from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

AI's Impact on the Workforce, Now and in the Future

On day one of programming Axios House hosted Salesforce AI CEO Clara Shih, Multiverse founder & CEO Euan Blair and HP Inc. president and CEO Enrique Lores.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to HP Inc. for sponsoring this event.

Turning Corporate Sustainability Claims Into Reality

On day two of programming Axios House hosted Climeworks co-founder and co-CEO Dr. Jan Wurzbacher, Microsoft's VP & chief data scientist of the AI for Good Lab, Juan Lavista Ferres and United States Steel Corporation head of sustainability Erika Chan.

Read the full recap here.

Thank you to the United States Steel Corporation for sponsoring this event.

A big picture conversation with Niala Boodhoo & Alison Snyder

1 big thing podcast host & editor Niala Boodhoo and Axios managing editor Alison Snyder in day two's 'The big picture' discussion, describe how scientists are "engines of the economies" and discuss the role they play at WEF by sharing their cutting edge findings.

In a conversation with Axios publisher Nicholas Johnston, Qualcomm CMO Don McGuire says AI is top of mind for people right now at WEF.

Thank you to Qualcomm Incorporated for sponsoring this 'The big picture' conversation.

AI and the Digital Transformation

On day two of programming Axios House hosted Google DeepMind chief operating officer Lila Ibrahim, Stanford's Digital Economy Lab director Erik Brynjolfsson and Qualcomm senior vice president and chief marketing officer Don McGuire.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to Qualcomm Incorporated for sponsoring this event.

Cybersecurity for the Other 90%

On day two of programming Axios House hosted Mastercard's chief digital officer Jorn Lambert, Cisco's EVP and GM of security and collaboration Jeetu Patel and At-Bay co-founder & CEO Rotem Iram.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to At-Bay for sponsoring this event.

A big picture conversation with Niala Boodhoo and Jim VandeHei

1 big thing podcast host & editor Niala Boodhoo and Axios co-founder & CEO Jim VandeHei in day three's 'The big picture' discussion, describe what they're seeing and hearing firsthand on the ground at the 2024 World Economic Forum in Davos.

In a View From the Top conversation with Axios publisher Nicholas Johnston, Qualcomm chief sustainability officer Angela Baker says that at WEF, there's a lot of focus around getting accurate data on emissions because "there's a lot of regulation coming for it."

Thank you to Qualcomm Incorporated for sponsoring this 'The big picture' conversation.

Finding a Voice: DEI's Corporate Role

On day three of programming Axios House hosted Cisco EVP and chief people, policy & purpose officer Francine Katsoudas, MSNBC/NBC News anchor Richard Lui and W.K. Kellogg Foundation VP of program strategy Carla Thompson Payton.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for sponsoring this event.

The Democratization of AI

On day three of programming Axios House hosted OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, Palantir co-founder and CEO Alex Karp, European Parliament member Eva Maydell and Qualcomm president and CEO Cristiano R. Amon.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to Qualcomm Incorporated for sponsoring this event.

AI & Predictive Technologies

On day three of programming Axios House hosted Flagship Pioneering founder & CEO Noubar Afeyan, KPMG deputy chair and chief operating officer Laura Newinski and WorldQuant founder, chairman and CEO Igor Tulchinsky.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to WorldQuant for sponsoring this event.

Building Trust in Innovative Health Technology

On day four of programming Axios House hosted Medtronic LABS President Ruchika Singhal, Sanford Health President & CEO Bill Gassen and Pfizer CEO and Chairman Albert Bourla.

Read the full event recap here.

Thank you to Pfizer for sponsoring this event.

A big picture conversation with Niala Boodhoo and Ina Fried

Axios' 1 big thing podcast host & editor Niala Boodhoo joined Axios chief technology correspondent Ina Fried for our final 'The big picture' discussion in Davos, Switzerland. In their discussion, Ina spoke to the spotlight on AI at the 2024 World Economic Forum.

In a View From the Top conversation, Wassim Chourbaji, Qualcomm's Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Public policy for Europe/MEA, says one regulatory topic that's being talked about at WEF is how to make the semiconductor supply chain more resilient and secure because it's "the heart of the digital economy."

Thank you to Qualcomm Incorporated for sponsoring this 'The big picture' conversation.

Driving Business Growth through Sustainable Business Practices

On day four of programming Axios House hosted UN Global Compact CEO & executive director Sanda Ojiambo and Lenovo president of International Markets Matthew Zielinski.

Read the full even recap here.

Thank you to Lenovo for sponsoring this event.

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