Manufacturing and Value Chains

Lighthouses Live 2023

Adam Gavin
Impact Communications Specialist, Foundations, World Economic Forum
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  • Founding members of the Global Lighthouse Network speak about reshaping manufacturing industries.
  • Lighthouses have proven that productivity, sustainability, and workforce engagement goals can be met and exceeded at scale with Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies.
  • Watch this livestreamed session here, 12 October 2023 at 3pm CET.

Transformative technologies, environmental imperatives, and geopolitical tensions are reshaping manufacturing industries. Cross-industry collaboration is crucial to navigate this dynamic landscape and unlock new opportunities for responsible, sustainable, and inclusive growth.

Lighthouses have proven that productivity, sustainability, and workforce engagement goals can be met and exceeded at scale with Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies – and our pioneers have not stood still. Hear from founding members of the Global Lighthouse Network about how their initial investments in tech-enabled operations have inspired them to scale up 4IR technologies across their production networks to improve performance, navigate volatility, and achieve success beyond the bottom line.

Hear from speakers on the new horizons for 4IR impact such as:

  • Brand Cheng, Chief Executive Officer, Foxconn Industrial Internet
  • Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board and CEO Digital Industries, Siemens
  • Dirk Holbach, Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer Consumer Brands, Henkel
  • Enno de Boer, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Levent Çakıroğlu, Chief Executive Officer, Koc Holding
  • Mourad Tamoud, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Schneider Electric
  • Ni Jun, Chief Manufacturing Officer, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL)
  • Remo Colarusso, VP Technical Operations, Johnson & Johnson

Watch this livestreamed session on this page on 12 October 2023 at 3pm CET.

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