Tech, Innovation and R&D
Technological innovation is a key driver of economic development, a fundamental lever in fighting climate change, and a powerful enabler of social inclusion. However, uneven regulatory principles still slow down the development of new products and innovation. Innovation is also fostered by tech entrepreneurs or startups taking new developments to the market and thereby creating employment and growth. The development of technological products and services can be encouraged and nurtured through higher public support for R&D and private investments, as well as raising awareness on technology benefits.
Kris Gopalakrishnan
Chairman, Axilor Ventures &
Co-Founder, Infosys, India
Alex Rogers
President, Qualcomm
Technologies, USA
Andre Soelistyo
CEO, GoTo Group
Baba Kalyani
Chairman & Managing
Director, Bharat Forge India
Suchitra Ella
Managing Director
Bharat Biotech, India
Brad Smith
Vice Chair & President
Microsoft, USA
Fernando Rizzo
CEO, Tupy
Candace Johnson
Co-Founder SES, Loral Teleport Europe, Europe Online; Chair and Partner, Seraphim Space; Vice Chair NorthStar and Executive Board Member, International Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg
Dany Qian
Vice President, Jinko Solar, China