Stakeholder Capitalism: What Is Required from Corporate Leadership?
Speakers: Jim Hagemann Snabe, Klaus Schwab, Ginni Rometty, Marc Benioff, Feike Sybesma, Brian T. Moynihan
With shareholder primacy giving way to a broader vision for stakeholder-driven capitalism, how can business leaders rebuild public trust and deliver on a new mandate?
Jim Hagemann Snabe
Chairman, Siemens AG
Chairman at Siemens (D), Chairman at A.P. Moller – Maersk (DK), and Vice-Chairman at Allianz (D). Serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees at the World Economic Forum; Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). Former Co-Chief Executive Officer of SAP. Master’s in Operational Research from the University of Aarhus, Denmark.
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
Studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, University of Fribourg and Harvard University; degrees include doctorates in Mechanical Engineering and Economics (summa cum laude). 1972-2003, Professor of Business Policy, University of Geneva. 1971, founded the World Economic Forum as a not-for-profit foundation and built it into the foremost international institution for public-private cooperation; 1998, Co-Founder, with wife Hilde, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, supporting social innovation around the world; 2004, Founder, Forum of Young Global Leaders; 2011, Founder, Global Shapers Community. Numerous honorary doctorates. Several honorary professorships. Recipient of international and highest national honours for initiatives undertaken in the spirit of entrepreneurship in the global public interest and for peace and reconciliation efforts in several regions of the world.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM Corporation
BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University. With IBM: Vice-President, Worldwide Transformation Consulting Business; Head, Insurance Solutions Development Worldwide; Manager, Global Insurance and Financial Services Sector; Senior Vice-President and Group Executive, IBM Sales, Marketing, and Strategy; most recently Senior Vice-President, IBM Global Business Services. Member: Board of Trustees, Northwestern University; Board of Overseers and Board of Managers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce
BSc in Business Administration, University of Southern California. Pioneer in cloud computing. Chairman, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Salesforce, the fastest-growing top-five enterprise software company and a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software globally. Member of the Board of Trustees, University of Southern California. Member of the Board of Trustees, World Economic Forum; inaugural Chair, World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, San Francisco. Chair, Salesforce.org, which redefined corporate philanthropy by donating 1% of Salesforce’s equity, product and time to its communities. Named “Innovator of the Decade” by Forbes; ranked third on Fortune’s 2017 “Businessperson of the Year” list; recognized as one of the World’s 25 Greatest Leaders by Fortune and 10 Best-Performing CEOs by Harvard Business Review; has been honored by GLAAD, the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative and Variety Magazine with its EmPOWerment Award.
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Managing Board, Royal DSM NV
Studies in Medical Biology, University of Utrecht; studies in Business Admin., Erasmus University. 1987-98, with Gist-Brocades, including: Divisional Director, Marketing and Sales; Member, Executive Committee. With DSM: 1998-99, Business Group Director, Food Specialities; 2000, Member, Managing Board of Directors; since 2007, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Managing Board. Member of the Supervisory Board: De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank); (Non-Executive Director) Unilever N.V.; Member, CEO Council, Chinese Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries; Climate Leader Worldbank Group and Chair of the High Level Leadership Forum on Competitiveness and Carbon Pricing, convened by the Worldbank Group.
Brian T. Moynihan
Brian T. Moynihan
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America. Chair: World Economic Forum International Business Council, Bank Policy Institute, American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, Charlotte Executive Leadership Council. Member: Financial Services Forum, The Business Council, The Clearing House, Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board. Corporation Trustee, Brown University. Member, Museum Council, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.