The World Economic Forum appoints Dawex for its leadership, innovation & impact as a pioneer of the data economy, and invites us to speak at Davos in 2022.
Tech Pioneers appointed by the World Economic Forum are involved in the design, development and deployment of groundbreaking new technologies and innovations. Dawex is honored to be counted among those inspirational companies selected based on:
Awarded Tech Pioneer, Dawex contributes to the Data Policy platform, a work group leading the World Economic Forum’s approach to data policy and data governance. The aim is to design and deploy innovative policy frameworks fit for the new globally integrated data economy, through a multi-stakeholder process of public-private cooperation. As part of this 2-year program, Dawex is contributing to initiatives, work groups, activities and events around Data Policy and governance, to bring cutting-edge insights and novel perspectives to world-critical discussions, policymakers and private sector leaders to help define the global agenda on key issues.
"We are very honored to be named Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. It confirms data exchanges are playing a central role in today’s global economy. Being invited to join the Data Policy work group is an acknowledgement of the importance of Dawex mission to create the conditions for the smooth development of the data economy by facilitating the exchange of data between companies and organizations."
Laurent Lafaye, Co-CEO, Dawex
The Global Future Council - Data Policy, convening 30 of the most relevant and knowledgeable thought leaders on data, is dedicated to promoting innovative thinking to shape a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future. Represented by co-CEO Fabrice Tocco, Dawex participates actively by sharing its vision and expertise on the future of data exchanges and data ecosystems, and how they contribute to solving the world’s most pressing challenges.
Dawex has been invited to talk at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos about the rising importance of creating and developing data ecosystems to address the most pressing issues the world is facing. On May 24, Fabrice Tocco engaged into a lively discussion on “Strengthening Trust in Public-Private Data Exchanges” along with Keir Simmons, Senior International Correspondent at NBC News, Lauren Woodman, Executive Director at DataKind, Angela Oduor Lungati, Executive Director at Ushahidi Inc, and Øyvind Eriksen, President and Chief Executive Officer at Aker ASA.
The session addressed how public-private data exchanges for the common good have created more than $20 billion in new value as they have adopted innovative business models, privacy-enhancing technologies and new approaches for strengthening citizen trust.
"The creation of a Data Policy platform by the World Economic Forum has marked a new milestone for data exchange. It drives public and private organizations to seize the data opportunities and open new business horizons. Data exchange is an innovation enabler and unlocks the value of data, renewing the way public and private organizations collaborate. This is shaping a promising future."
Fabrice Tocco, Co-CEO, Dawex
The agenda of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos has placed the subject of Data Exchange, Data Ecosystems and Data Sharing as the focus of 4 of its sessions. This is illustrating the ever increasing importance of creating and developing data ecosystems to address the most pressing issues of today’s world. Data exchanges are playing a central role in today’s global economy.
This recognition of the importance of data exchange by the World Economic Forum highlights the need to:
The benefits brought by a facilitated data circulation are numerous:
As a member of the Global Future Council on Data Policy, Dawex contributed to mapping the forces that are transforming the data ecosystem. Throughout the sessions, Data Exchange has been identified as an essential component to be integrated in the transformation map. Data exchange addresses economic, environmental and societal challenges. Data exchange definitely contributes to the development of the data economy for the common goods and towards a better future.
Dawex sharp vision and recognized expertise on data exchange, data sharing, data marketplaces and data hubs, led it to be invited to speak at the most prestigious international events such as Davos or the G7 Summit. Dawex is now joining the World Economic Forum Global Innovator Community to continue its engagement in contributing to the development of a strong data economy.
Dawex brings recognized world-class data exchange expertise to the World Economic Forum Data Policy platform, and the Global Future Council.
“We’re excited to welcome Dawex to our 20th cohort of Technology Pioneers. Dawex and its fellow pioneers are developing cutting edge technologies all over the world. Beyond their innovations, these firms are contributing greatly to improving the state of the world.”
Susan Nesbitt, Head of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum