Talking Smart Cities – innovation, purpose and profit

I am fascinated by Smart Cities and how we can attach electronic Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to objects to collect data and then use this data to manage assets and resources efficiently. And this week I was fortunate enough to MC two very different events – yet both were on the topic of Smart Read more about Talking Smart Cities – innovation, purpose and profit[…]

National Geographic Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg on plastics in the ocean

National Geographic is not only one of the most beautifully crafted and highly respected publications on the planet. Its images and stories can also have a profound impact on the way we live our lives and our attitudes toward the environment. At Davos 2019 I met the Editor-in-Chief, Susan Goldberg, to talk about why plastic Read more about National Geographic Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg on plastics in the ocean[…]

Podcast: How girls in tech are building a new world

Global GoalsCast, the podcast which I co-host Claudia Romo Edelman, regularly highlights the importance of educating girls. In this episode talk with two remarkable women whose lives dramatize how much difference a woman can make when she is trained in technology. Marieme Jamme, founder of #Iamthecode, tells her story: Sold into prostitution as a teenager Read more about Podcast: How girls in tech are building a new world[…]

Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of Unilever on brand purpose, sustainable goals and the impact of Millennials on companies

“Companies with purpose last. Brands with purpose grow and people with purpose thrive.” From being created as a response to the dirt and squalor of Victorian England to becoming the multinational global enterprise it is today Unilever as a brand takes purpose very seriously, At Davos in 2019 I spent time with Keith Weed, Chief Read more about Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of Unilever on brand purpose, sustainable goals and the impact of Millennials on companies[…]

Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Greta Thunberg, Swedish Student Climate Change Activist on the school strike movement, and her passion for environmental issues

Everyone now knows who Greta Thunberg is. The student climate change activist from Sweden whose passion for environmental issues and leadership of the school strike movement has given her access to the ears of many global political leaders. I was fortunate enough to catch up with Greta after I hosted her  press conference at Davos. Read more about Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Greta Thunberg, Swedish Student Climate Change Activist on the school strike movement, and her passion for environmental issues[…]

Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Jean TODT, President of the FIA on road safety and what individuals and countries can do to make driving safer

Jean Todt is a very busy guy.  His day job is President of the FIA – the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile which governs motorsports. But he is also the UN Secretary General Secretary’s Special Envoy for Road Safety. Road safety is an issue close to my heart. I had been in India before the interview Read more about Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Jean TODT, President of the FIA on road safety and what individuals and countries can do to make driving safer[…]