interview at CES 2020

A 2020 opportunity: Bring technology to a world in development

It’s cliché for a technology company to claim that it wants to make the world a better place. But at CES 2020, James Kotecki, C Space Studio host, interviewed two leaders who really do believe tech can help save the world. In fact, they’re counting on it.

Boutheina Guermazi is the director of digital development for the World Bank Group, the international organization that helps governments foster economic development. Bill Sonneborn is senior director of disruptive technology and funds at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the part of the World Bank Group that invests in private businesses to help emerging markets. The two traveled to Las Vegas to promote the Global Tech Challenge, a new partnership between the World Bank Group and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

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A 2020 Opportunity: Bring Technology to a World in Development.

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