Committed to connecting the world

Apprentissages Sans Frontières (Switzerland)
Compañía Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela (CANTV)
Centro Internacional de Investigación Científica en Telecomu (Ecuador)
Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC)
European Telecommunications Standards Institute [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Zain Saudi Arabia
Secretariat of the Pacific Community [REGINTORG] (Fiji (Republic of))
Telecommunications Management Group, Inc.
Digicel (Jamaica) Limited
Universidad de Cantabria (Spain)
Graduate School of Public Administration Seoul National Univ (Korea (Rep. of))
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
Universiti Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
StarTimes Software Technology Co. Ltd. (China)
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences NAUSS (Saudi Arabia)
AT&T, Inc. [ROA] (United States of America)
Viettel Corporation
ABI Research (United States)
Instituto Balseiro (Argentina)
Palestine Technical University Kadoorie ()
FTTH Council Asia-Pacific (International)
Universidad de las Ciencias Informaticas (UCI) (Cuba)
Telefónica, S.A.
Econet Telecom Lesotho (Pty) Ltd (ETL) (Lesotho)
JandJ Group (South Africa)
Universidad de Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. (OTE)



World Economic Forum LLC

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.
The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The Forum strives in all its efforts to demonstrate entrepreneurship in the global public interest while upholding the highest standards of governance. Moral and intellectual integrity is at the heart of everything it does.
Our activities are shaped by a unique institutional culture founded on the stakeholder theory, which asserts that an organization is accountable to all parts of society. The institution carefully blends and balances the best of many kinds of organizations, from both the public and private sectors, international organizations and academic institutions.
We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to make positive change.

CategoryInternational Organisations
Based inUnited States of America
ITU Global DirectoryWorld Economic Forum LLC
Founder and Executive Chairman    
Mr Klaus Schwab

Studies 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.