Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Kenneth Kwok, Uplink Innovator

Kenneth Kwok, Uplink Innovator

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Who: Kenneth Kwok is the Hong Kong-based Founder and CEO of Global Citizen Capital, an inter-disciplinary impact venture focused on education, technology and healthcare, He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Innovators community and UpLink, a community created by the Forum in partnership with Salesforce and Deloitte, that connects the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs to corporates and other contacts that have the resources, expertise and experience to help bring about change

Topic: What innovations are needed for a Great Reset and how collaborations between innovators and large corporates can help further the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Quote: “Have a multi-stakeholder-based diversity and inclusion blueprint in place, as this attracts top talent.”

 

About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.