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World Economic Forum

ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1970, originally called the Davos Symposium. Renamed in 1987.

Official Website:
http://www.weforum.org/

Location:
Geneva, Switzerland

Founding Date:
1970

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Josef Ackermann
Business
7-Feb-1948   CEO of Deutsche Bank
Shai Agassi
Business
1968   Former executive, SAP
G. Allen Andreas
Business
22-Jun-1943   CEO of Archer Daniels Midland, 1999-2006
Kofi Annan
Government
8-Apr-1938   Secretary General of the UN, 1997-2006
Michael Arrington
Business
13-Mar-1970   TechCrunch
Richard C. Bartlett
Business
c. 1935   Mary Kay Corporation
Tony Blair
Head of State
6-May-1953   UK Prime Minister, 1997-2007
Alan L. Boeckmann
Business
1948   CEO of Fluor
Philippe Bourguignon
Business
1948   Revolution Resorts
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Business
13-Nov-1944   CEO of Nestle, 1997-2008
John H. Bryan
Business
5-Oct-1936   CEO of Sara Lee, 1975-2000
George L. Carey
Religion
13-Nov-1935   Archbishop of Canterbury, 1991-2002
Paulo Coelho
Novelist
24-Aug-1947   The Alchemist
Jill M. Considine
Business
c. 1944   Chairman of Depository Trust Company, 1998-2006
James E. Copeland, Jr.
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Deloitte & Touche, 1999-2003
Flavio Cotti
Politician
18-Oct-1939   Swiss Federal Councillor, 1986-99
Paul Davies
Physicist
22-Apr-1946   The Mind of God
Ian Davis
Business
c. 1951   Managing Partner of McKinsey & Co.
Michael Dell
Business
23-Feb-1965   Founder of Dell Computer
Samuel A. DiPiazza, Jr.
Business
c. 1951   Vice Chairman, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Esther Dyson
Business
14-Jul-1951   EDventure Holdings, former ICANN director
Niall FitzGerald
Business
13-Sep-1945   Chairman of Reuters
Justin Fox
Author
28-Jan-1964   The Myth of the Rational Market
Jeffrey A. Frankel
Economist
5-Nov-1952   Council of Economic Advisers, 1997-99
Michael T. Fries
Business
6-Feb-1963   CEO of Liberty Global
Mark P. Frissora
Business
c. 1956   CEO of The Hertz Corporation
Scott Galloway
Business
c. 1965   Firebrand Partners LLC
Richard N. Gardner
Diplomat
9-Jul-1927   US Ambassador to Spain, 1993-97
William W. George
Business
14-Sep-1942   CEO of Medtronic, 1991-2001
Carlos Ghosn
Business
9-Mar-1954   CEO of Nissan and Renault
Thomas H. Glocer
Business
8-Oct-1959   CEO of Thomson Reuters
Jack M. Greenberg
Business
1942   CEO of McDonald's, 1998-2002
Rajat K. Gupta
Business
2-Dec-1948   Managing Partner of McKinsey, 1994-2003
Richard Haass
Government
28-Jul-1951   President, Council on Foreign Relations
Susan Hockfield
Educator
24-Mar-1951   President of MIT
Reid Hoffman
Business
5-Aug-1967   Co-Founder of LinkedIn
Chad Hurley
Business
1977   Co-Founder of YouTube
Hubert Joly
Business
c. 1960   President & CEO of Carlson Companies
Abdallah Jumah
Business
1941   President and CEO of ARAMCO
Jim Kolbe
Politician
28-Jun-1942   Congressman from Arizona, 1985-2007
Robert Kotick
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Activision
Alan Larson
Diplomat
c. 1949   Under Secy. of State for Economics, 1999-2005
Maurice Lévy
Business
18-Feb-1942   CEO of Publicis
Timothy M. Manganello
Business
c. 1950   CEO of BorgWarner
Michael McFaul
Diplomat
1-Oct-1963   US Ambassador to Russia
Henry A. McKinnell, Jr.
Business
23-Feb-1943   CEO of Pfizer, 2001-06
Jon Meacham
Journalist
20-May-1969   Managing Editor of Newsweek, 1998-2010
Lakshmi Mittal
Business
15-Jun-1950   World's richest non-American
Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Carlson Companies, 1998-2008
Gavin Newsom
Politician
10-Oct-1967   Lt. Governor of California
Dean R. O'Hare
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Chubb, 1988-2002
David J. O'Reilly
Business
1947   CEO of Chevron, 2005-09
Lubna Olayan
Business
1955   Prominent Saudi businesswoman
Sean Parker
Business
3-Dec-1979   Napster, Facebook millionaire
William G. Parrett
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Deloitte Touche Tomatsu, 2003-07
Michael Patsalos-Fox
Business
c. 1953   Chairman for the Americas, McKinsey & Co.
Victor Pinchuk
Business
14-Dec-1960   Billionaire, Interpipe Corporation
Queen Rania
Royalty
31-Aug-1970   Queen of Jordan
Kenneth S. Rogoff
Economist
22-Mar-1953   Harvard economist
Jean-Pierre Rosso
Business
11-Jul-1940   CEO of Case Corporation, 1994-99
Paul Sagan
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Akamai
Sheryl Sandberg
Business
28-Aug-1969   COO of Facebook
Orville Schell
Author
20-May-1940   Prominent sinologist
James J. Schiro
Business
2-Jan-1946   CEO of Zurich Financial Services, 2002-09
Klaus Schwab
Economist
30-Mar-1938   Founder, World Economic Forum
George Shaheen
Business
11-Jul-1944   CEO of Andersen Consulting, 1989-99
Gene Sperling
Economist
24-Dec-1958   Chief Economic Advisor, 1996-2000
Michael R. Splinter
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Applied Materials
Thomas A. Stewart
Editor
c. 1948   Editor, Harvard Business Review
Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.
Publisher
22-Sep-1951   New York Times Publisher
Peter Sutherland
Government
25-Apr-1946   First Director General of the WTO
Edward Suning Tian
Business
c. 1964   China Broadband Capital Partners
Solomon D. Trujillo
Business
17-Nov-1951   CEO of Telstra
Jimbo Wales
Encyclopaedist
8-Aug-1966   Co-Founder of Wikipedia
C. John Wilder
Business
c. 1958   CEO of TXU, 2004-07
Edward O. Wilson
Biologist
10-Jun-1929   Father of Sociobiology
Ernesto Zedillo
Head of State
27-Dec-1951   President of Mexico, 1994-2000


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