Daily Archives: January 29, 2011

As many depart on Saturday morning (including myself), time for assessment of my Davos 2011 four day experience. Read more

Over the last couple of days delegates have been following the unfolding events in Egypt and Yemen and speculating on the wider significance across the region. I saw one man carrying his laptop open down the snowy street watching the news. Last night at Bono’s One party an earnest young Iranian American woman told me why she was convinced this was a tipping point for the whole region.  Read more

There are times when even  “masters of the universe” are reduced to impotent silence. I spent yesterday in the bubble of the Davos convention centre, talking to political and business leaders. Almost to a man, they seemed virtually oblivious to the dramatic events unfolding in Egypt. Read more