Avasant Showcases the Future of the Digital Economy at Empowering Beyond Summit, Washington, DC
LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWeb), June 20, 2017 Global Management Consulting firm Avasant hosted its annual Empowering Beyond Summit at the W Hotel Washington DC on June 7th. The event featured CIOs from firms like the World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Over 50 senior executives from major financial institutions, NGOs, and donor firms like the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Howard University and Freddie Mac attended this invitation-only event. The summit’s theme “Shaping the Future of the Digital Economy” focused on how the next generation of digital services will drive new economic value and job growth in emerging economies. Speakers addressed the difficult challenges many development agencies are facing today, such as:
- How can the global workforce align and upskill to meet the demands of the digital economy?
- How can private-public collaboration realize digital technology’s potential to benefit humankind?