Surprising revelations from Davos

Is anything really that surprising anymore — especially at the carefully-planned World Economic Forum gathering in Davos?

Perhaps it’s that Davos even continues to exist. Or that the sparks of ideas in small groups get lost when dispersed to wider audiences. Or that Africa, the topic of the moment in 2014 at Davos, is much more muted this year.

BBC Capital columnist Lucy Marcus asked participants — from a filmmaker to an investment manager to a pianist — what surprised them most about the gathering this year. Watch the video above to hear their answers.

View the video here

Date

24 January 2015

Surprising revelations from Davos

Notebook Archive