One year on from its launch, UpLink has acquired more than 17,000 registered users, over 1,000 solutions have been submitted to the online platform, and 100 companies and entrepreneurs have been recognised as UpLink Innovators. Join us from the World Economic Forum studio to hear directly from the innovators on their UpLink journey so far, their ventures s which address urgent global issues, and the upcoming Innovation Challenges soon to be launched on UpLink.

Watch this session on this page on 29 April 2021 at 17:00 -18:00 CEST (8:00am PDT).


Ariana Day Yuen, Founder, Forested Foods, Ethiopia

Zhafri Zainudin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, StixFresh, Malaysia

Elise van Middelem, Founder and Chief Impact Officer, SUGi, Switzerland

Briana Warner, President / Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Sea Farms, USA

Michele Parmelee, Deputy Global Chief Executive Officer; Global Chief People and Purpose Officer, Deloitte, USA

Suzanne di Bianca, EVP Corporate Relations and Chief Impact Officer, Salesforce, USA

Ilana Milkes, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, World Tech Makers, Colombia

Moderated by

Emanuela Orsini, UpLink Digital, World Economic Forum