October 30th | Plenary, KAICC

The business of growth: How new collaborative models of investment are driving tech innovation at scale

​​​​​​​​​Why now? The Vision Fund has created an unprecedented ecosystem of AI companies. Together they are reimagining cross-border collaboration to accelerate the pace of innovation. Urgent questions? What qualities do pathbreaking founders look for when choosing an investor? How can global networks help overcome a fragmented geopolitical landscape to create international champions? What new models of collaboration are emerging across adjacent sector verticals? How can companies learn from each other to protect against future disruption of their own business models? Key takeaways? How a network of technology platforms is redefining scale for the new tech economy.​

Moderator: Tanya Beckett, International Bro​adcast Journalist

  • Ritesh Agarwal, CEO, OYO Hotels, India 

  • Dennis Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer, Public Investment Fund (PIF), KSA

  • Jean Liu, President, Didi Chuxing, China

  • Rajeev Misra, CEO, Softbank Investment Advisers, United Kingdom