At the Doosan Global Business Forum 2014 held in Manchester, England, leading politicians, scholars and CEOs from around the world gathered to discuss the major challenges facing the international economy.
Prominent speakers included the Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH, former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. secretary of the Treasury and current Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University, and Robert Shiller, a recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in economics and professor of economics at Yale University.
This was the third year for the Doosan Global Business Forum. For this year’s forum, presentations were also made by Daniela Rus, a robotics technology and artificial intelligence specialist and a professor at MIT, and JB Straubel, co-founder and chief technical officer (CTO) of Tesla Motors, a leading electric vehicle manufacturer.
Attendance at the forum was limited to 50 guests, composed of representatives of preeminent infrastructure companies, CEOs of world-class financial groups, and leaders in various fields of energy, IT and finance from the Americas, Europe and Asia.