Bloggers Join Davos Elite
“You can bump into anybody and they’re open to talk to you because they think you’re another intelligent and interesting person,” said Roubini, a professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, who runs his own consultancy Roubini Global Economics and worked for the White House's Council of Economic Advisors. He's back this year as a panelist discussing the global economic outlook for 2007.
“A lot of the action happens in the background, not on a panel or stage,” said Roubini, when asked about criticism that no real action comes out of Davos. “The benefits occur over time.”
Of course, Davos is not all about power shifts and global agendas.
“I really want to take the class in curling,” said Gershenfeld of Netomat. “It could be a great way to network, and maybe I’ll discover the makings of an Olympic career.”