Clinton, Hamel, Krugman, Lucas…and Me: World Business Forum
October 5, 2009 1 Comment
The first four names in the title – and many others – will be speaking at the World Business Forum in New York City on Oct 6-7, 2009.
And I ‘ll be listening to them. From the mezzanine level of Radio City Music Hall, where the journalists will be. I explain why below.
What is the World Business Forum? From its Wikipedia entry:
The World Business Forum is an annual global business summit held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. A 2008 Burson-Marsteller survey ranks the World Business Forum among the world’s top five most influential venues for CEO’s and C-Suite executives.
This is my first time attending. The lineup of speakers is impressive:
- Bill Clinton
- Gary Hamel
- Paul Krugman
- George Lucas
- T. Boone Pickens
- David Rubenstein (co-founder, managing partner of private equity firm The Carlyle Group)
- Irene Rosenfeld (CEO of Kraft, USA Today story)
- Kevin Roberts (CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi)
- and many others…
I’ll be participating in two ways: my company Spigit is a sponsor, so we’ll have a table there. And I’m a late addition to the Bloggers Hub as well. Looking forward to a great view from the mezzanine – where the journalists are apparently located – and wifi.
Look for my tweets with the #wbf09 hash tag.