Dawex has announced that it has been awarded as “Technology Pioneer” by the World Economic Forum and joining the World Economic Forum Global Innovators Community.
Dawex will contribute to the Data Policy platform, a work group leading the Forum’s approach to data policy and data governance. The aim is to help define and implement forward-looking, interoperable, and trustworthy data policies to fuel innovation and accelerate responsible use of data in the new globally integrated data economy
Onboarded on a two-year programme, Tech Pioneers are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. With this nomination, Dawex joins policymakers and private sector leaders to help define the global agenda on key issues.
“We are very honored to be named Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. It confirms data exchanges are playing a central role in today’s global economy,” said Laurent Lafaye, co-CEO, Dawex. “Being invited to join the Data Policy work group is an acknowledgement of the importance of Dawex mission to create the conditions for the smooth development of the data economy by facilitating the exchange of data between companies and organisations.”
“We’re excited to welcome Dawex to our 20th cohort of Technology Pioneers,” says Susan Nesbitt, Head of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum. “Dawex and its fellow pioneers are developing cutting edge technologies all over the world. Beyond their innovations, these firms are contributing greatly to improving the state of the world.”
“The creation of a Data Policy platform by the World Economic Forum has marked a new milestone for data exchange,” says Fabrice Tocco, co-CEO, Dawex. “It drives public and private organisations to seize the data opportunities and open new business horizons. Data exchange is an innovation enabler and unlocks the value of data, renewing the way public and private organisations collaborate. This is shaping a promising future.”