Engineer at Escher Wyss & Cie (Sulzer), economist, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), author of Stakeholder Capitalism, COVID-19: The Great Reset, knighted in 2006
Lobbyist, former billionaire, investment banker at WL Ross & Co., US Secretary of Commerce from 2017-2021, financier for Donald Trump and Resorts International, Rothschild & Co., sold WL Ross & Co. to Invesco for $275 million in 2006
American historian, academic scholar, advisor, professor, political scientist, author of political theory "The Clash of Civilizations", director of the Harvard Center of International Affairs, linked to PW Botha in the Apartheid of South Africa, coined the term the "Davos Men"
Economist, liberal diplomat, ambassador to India, writer at Forbes, author of The Affluent Society, lecturer, Warburg professor of economics at Harvard, proponent of liberalism and realism, coined the phrase "progress is an innocent fraud", co-founder the European Management Symposium (now World Economic Forum or "WEF")
Financier, investor, businessman, invested $100K in Nikola Tesla's inventions in 1899 to become the majority shareholder in Nikola Tesla Company, real estate developer, military veteran, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American War, he died on the RMS Titanic in 1912
Billionaire heir, businessman aka John Jacob Astor Jr., writer, investor, financier, invested $100K in Nikola Tesla's inventions in 1899 to become the majority shareholder in Nikola Tesla Company, real estate developer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American War, military veteran, he died on the RMS Titanic in 1912