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Jorge Luiz Numa Abrahão

President, Ethos Institute of Business and Social Responsibility
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Engineer; Entrepreneur, President of Ethos Institute of Business and Social Responsibility; Member of the Global Compact Board; Board Member of Sociotec Engineer; Member of World Social Forum’s International Council...

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Fahd Al-Rasheed

Managing Director and CEO, Emaar, The Economic City, King Abdullah Economic City
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Fahd Al-Rasheed is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Emaar the Economic City (EEC), the master developer of King Abdullah Economic City. Previously, he was the CFO and Deputy Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) from 2006-2007.

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Hugh Aldridge

Director of Development, University of California, Berkeley, CITRIS
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Hugh is Director of Development at the University of California's Center for Information Technology Research in the Interests of Society (CITRIS).

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Mariana Alegre Escorza

General Coordinator, Lima Cómo Vamos
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Born in Lima, Perú in 1981. With Law studies she has a Master in Human Rights for Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Author of the thesis: “We all are pedestrians. A human rights approach for the urban mobility treatment in Metropolitan Lima” with outstanding grade (the highest grade).

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Vivek Badrinath

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Orange Business Services
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Vivek Badrinath, heads Orange Business Services, the Enterprise Division of the France Telecom Group, since April 2010.

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Stephen Baker

Author, The Numerati
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Stephen Baker, is author most recently of Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything (2011). It's the "biography" of IBM's Jeopardy computer, Watson.

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Stephen Barrett

Associated Partner, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
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Stephen joined Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in 1993 and has been an Associate since 2004. Stephen has been the project leader for the RSHP-led multi-disciplinary team with the Urban Age (London School of Economics) and Arup participating in the international consultancy on the future of metropolitan Paris - "Le Grand Pari(s)" - and is currently the project leader for the new Bercy Charenton Masterplan (Paris 12ème).

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Jacob Bennett

Deputy City Manager, Skolkovo
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Jacob brings over 15 years of construction and real estate experience. Since 2011, in his position as Skolkovo Deputy City Manager, has overseen the planning of Skolkovo City.

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Johan Björkstén

Chairman, MSL China
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Johan has spent more than 20 years in China, is fluent in Chinese and has worked for eight years as a radio and TV host. Throughout his media career he has built a strong network with key Chinese media and has deep expertise in creatively engaging with Chinese audiences.

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Diane Brady

Senior Editor and Content Chief, Bloomberg Businessweek
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As Senior Editor and Content Chief, Diane Brady has led corporate and management coverage since June 2008.

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Gianluca Brugnoli

Creative Director, Frog
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Gianluca Brugnoli is a Creative Director at frog in Milan. Bringing more than 15 years’ experience, the architect and PhD in Industrial Design has been focusing on interaction design and user experience strategy, specialized in digital services.

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Ricky Burdett

Professor of Urban Studies, Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age, London School of Economics and Political Science
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Ricky Burdett is Professor of Urban Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age programme. He is a Global Distinguished Professor at New York University.

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Jay Carson

CEO, C40 Cities
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Jay Carson serves as the Executive Director for C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and Senior Advisor to Bloomberg Philanthropies.

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Antonio Celia

CEO, Promigas
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Promigas’ CEO since 1992, a Colombian organization in the energy and natural gas sector with more than 40 years of experience and a holding comprised of 13 companies and an inclusive business -Brilla-benefiting with credits approximately more than 650.000 people at the BOP.