For five days every year, the tiny mountain resort of Davos-Klosters in the Swiss Alps turns host to some of the biggest names in the world of business, politics, academics, media and arts and culture as the World Economic Forum conducts its annual meeting. 2,500 of the world’s top leaders and intellectuals in these areas come together to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world.
This year your very own QNET finds a presence in this prestigious gathering. V Managing Partner Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran and QNET MD JR Mayer have been in Davos this past week, meeting and greeting with some of the most influential thinkers in the world.
Some of the highlights of the week include Dato’ Sri Vijay’s meeting with Steve Forbes, President and CEO of Forbes, Inc, a lively discussion with legendary Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, a brush with Hollywood actress Charlize Theron and an enjoyable conversation with bestselling Brazilian author Paulo Coelho! Follow the Davos Diaries of our VMP on his Facebook page for more exciting updates and photos!
Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran with Steven Forbes
Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran with Imran Khan
Of particular significance to us at QNET is Dato’ Sri Vijay’s invitation to a panel discussion hosted by the Istanbul Financial Centre Initiative on RISING VISION OF 2023: THE NEW FINANCIAL CENTER ISTANBUL. Turkey being an important market for QNET, Dato’ Sri Vijay explained how he, as an Asian investor finds Turkey an exciting place to do business in, because of its e-commerce penetration and the gateway it offers into Central Asia. The panel discussion was broadcast on CNBC Turkey. Watch this space for an update on the video recording of this session.
Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran participating in the
RISING VISION OF 2023: THE NEW FINANCIAL CENTER ISTANBUL panel discussion