24 25 26
May 2018
18 June
Panel Session

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF RUSSIA

10:00-11:15 Congress Centre, Conference Hall D3
Under the umbrella of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, the World Economic Forum launched the Digital Transformations of Russia initiative to assess the potential impact of digitalization to the country’s economy and business climate. In this context, this panel discussion will gather top level executives, public figures, and experts to discuss the readiness of Russian business to confront the challenges and leverage the opportunities presented by digitalization. Included will be presentation by Forum senior leadership of the cross-industry study assessing digital sophistication of Russian companies, followed by a discussion on how business leaders can best prepare for digital disruption.
Moderator:
Andrei Sharonov, Dean, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Key notes:
Olga Dergunova, Chairman of the Management Board, VTB Bank
Nikolay Nikiforov, Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation
Vasiliy Nomokonov, Member of the Management Board, Executive Director, SIBUR
Konstantin Tserazov, Senior Vice-President, Otkritie FC Bank
Kirill Varlamov, Head, Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF)
Front row participants:
Bartolomeo Banche, Partner, Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Eric Cornut, Chief Ethics, Compliance and Policy Officer, Novartis AG
Brian Kean, Director of Communications and Investor Relations, Ulmart
Mikhail Romanov, Lead, CIS Telecommunications, Media and Technology industry, EY
Murat Sönmez, Chief Business Officer, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
Pekka Viljakainen, Advisor to the President, Skolkovo Foundation; Chairman, Aii Capital

Highlights

Investment must be made in digitization of those sectors that influence human capital more than anything else.

Kirill Varlamov
Head, Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF)

We must stop saying “spending on education” and start speaking about “investments in education.”

Kirill Varlamov
Head, Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF)

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