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A group of eight digital technology experts from around the globe converged last week at the Monaco Yacht Club for their second annual meeting to discuss the challenges and possibilities of the digital transition.
HSH Prince Albert II was on hand as chairman of this board of forward-thinking representatives who have come to Monaco to meet and assist the Principality in its strategies and implementation of the #ExtendedMonaco digital transition plan.
Frédéric Genta, Interministerial Delegate in charge of the Digital Transition, led the meetings and reiterated the importance of making this switch, saying, “The digital transition is the biggest challenge for countries, businesses and individuals. The positioning of each entity and the ability to benefit from this revolution will determine the winners of the present and future economy.”
The technology specialists who attended were Professor of Artificial Intelligence from Imperial College London, Nick Jennings; Marc-André Kamel, Partner and Director of Bain & Company, who is a leader in Transformation and Customer Strategy and Marketing Divisions; Axelle Lemaire, former French Secretary of State for Digital; mobility expert from Northwestern University, Professor Hani Mahmassani; Chapman University Professor Niklas Myhr, the world’s leading expert on social networks; Singaporean Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore in charge of the Smart Nation, Vivian Balakrishnan; Former President of Chinese search engine Baidu, Zhang Ya-Quin; and Loïc PLANTEVIN: Partner of Bain & Company, who heads the Healthcare in Europe division.
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