Digital elite convenes in Davos to discuss present and future of digital disruption

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Leading emerging markets communications agency EM sets out to #DisruptDavos. Watch live on the EM website at 1715 CET / 1615 GMT on Thursday 21 January.

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Davos is the perfect venue to bring together people in the driving seat of digital disruption and technological innovation around the world.

The world's brightest digital entrepreneurial talent will gather in Davos for a livestreamed discussion "Digital Disruption: Today and Tomorrow" on 21 January hosted by leading emerging markets agency EM.

"Davos is the perfect venue to bring together people in the driving seat of digital disruption and technological innovation around the world," said EM CEO Tom Blackwell, who will moderate the panel session during the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

The all-star speaker line-up includes:

  • Hanna Aase, founder of Wonderloop;
  • Dmitry Kostygin, Chairman of Ulmart;
  • Brian Pallas, CEO of Opportunity Network;
  • Egor Yakovlev, founder of Tvigle;
  • Michael Chojnacki, CEO of Closir.

"This panel has the perfect mix of digital entrepreneurs representing different geographies, themes and business models as we look at the key issues facing the digital industries both now and in the future," said Blackwell.

Topics for discussion will include technology as a means of levelling the playing field; disruption and symbiosis as drivers of digital innovation; issues relating to global expansion of technology businesses; and finding the balance between short-term value maximisation and long-term focus on building sustainable technology companies.

Watch the panel live on the EM website from 1715 CET/1615 GMT on Thursday 21 January, and join the conversation on social media: #EMDigital #DisruptDavos #WEF16 #DigitalDisruption

About EM
EM is a London-headquartered financial and strategic communications agency specialising in emerging markets, with the market-leading team on the ground in Russia, as well as a growing presence in the US and China. The firm’s services include capital markets advisory, financial PR and investor relations, digital, crisis communications and reputation management. The EM team includes former bankers, financial journalists, in-house IR and PR directors as well as digital specialists, all of whom have dedicated their careers to working in Russia, China and other emerging markets.

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