C Vijayakumar elected as Chairman of IT Industry Governors Community of the WEF
C Vijayakumar has been named the Chairman of the IT industry Governor’s community of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He is the CEO of the software company HCL Technologies (HCL). This announcement was made on Wednesday at the Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
The Forum acts as a platform for setting industry priorities, building shared understanding, and coordinating actions that lead to results. It covens CEOs of the world’s top Information Technology companies in order to shape the future. The community will mainly focus on Talent re-skilling, Data Governance, security and privacy, Responsible proliferation of Artificial Intelligence, amongst others.
The World Economic Forum is an organization of repute for Public and Private Cooperation. It engages business, political, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. The annual event consists of the heads and members of more than 100 governments, top executives of the 1,000 foremost global companies, leaders of international organizations and relevant non-governmental organizations as well as the most prominent cultural, societal and thought leaders.