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2011-01-26 00:26:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, WISeKey, a World Economic Forum Global Growth Company, launched its WISeID Personal Data Protector, a unique application for the protection of personal data and personal identifiable information (PII). WISeID's main objective is to protect your PII, which can be used to identify, contact or locate a person, or even trace them. The personal data collected by WISeID always stays...

2011-01-25 17:00:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years removed from the depths of recession, CEOs' confidence in future growth has returned to nearly pre-crisis levels, according to PwC's 14th Annual Global CEO Survey. In the worldwide poll of 1,201 CEOs, 48% said they were "very confident" of growth in the next 12 months. That's a major shift from the 31% last year who were "very confident" last year and approaches the 50% reached in 2008 before the onslaught of the economic crisis....

2011-01-24 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three out of 10 industry-leading CEOs spoke at one or more top-tier business events in 2010, according to a new analysis by global public relations firm Weber Shandwick. For each of the 55 industries identified in the World's Most Admired Companies survey, Weber Shandwick examined where each CEO spoke in 2010. Among those who took to the podium, the World Economic Forum at Davos was the leading executive speaking platform for...

2011-01-19 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Attias & Associates today announced that the second annual New York Forum will be held June 20-21, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. The New York Forum, which is a flagship event of Richard Attias & Associates produced in collaboration with The New York Times, is an annual invitation-only event that brings together chief executives, policy makers, thought leaders and academics to stimulate dialogue and action to confront...

2010-12-08 20:09:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world, announced today that Jeff Eger has been named as the new Executive Director. Eger will assume the position from the current Executive Director, William Bertera, on January 24, 2011. Eger comes to WEF from Sanitation District 1 (SD1) in Fort Wright, Kentucky...

2010-11-18 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's network of walk-in medical clinics, was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in health care delivery by the World Economic Forum's Innovative Health Care Delivery Project. MinuteClinic President and CVS Caremark Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer Andrew Sussman, M.D., presented MinuteClinic's accessible, evidence-based approach to care at a World Economic Forum satellite session attended...

2010-11-03 12:00:00

NEW DELHI, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman will participate in upcoming leadership discussions in India with a range of global leaders from business, government and academia -- focusing on advancing innovation and collaboration to address the growing challenges associated with dramatic population growth. Kullman will join U.S. President Barack Obama, Indian Prime Minister Singh, and other leaders in New Delhi for the upcoming U.S.-India CEO...

2010-10-18 04:00:00

GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK, DUBAI, UAE, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Prodea Systems Aims to Equip Millions of Households With Intelligent Connected Solutions Prodea Systems, a global technology innovator, today launched ROS, its award-winning intelligent digital home hub, in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). "The MENA region, with its diverse and 'digital native' population, has a demographic unlike any other in the world," said Anousheh Ansari, CEO and co-founder...

2010-09-22 09:37:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueInGreen® will receive the prestigious Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international not-for-profit technical and educational water quality organization. The award will be presented during a ceremony at the organization's 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference next month in New Orleans, La. The Innovative Technology Awards, which includes the collection systems,...

2010-09-13 07:59:00

GENEVA, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, the leading eSecurity and Digital Trust company, has been nominated by the World Economic Forum as a Global Growth Company. The World Economic Forum's Global Growth Companies (GGC), founded in 2007, nominates leading enterprises from around the world that have the potential to become tomorrow's industry leaders and a driving force of economic and social change. The GGC Community has admitted, as of June 2010, 250 companies from over 50...