32 minutes | Dec 3rd 2020

#99: Francisco Betti Head of Advanced Manufacturing and Production at World Economic Forum

Francisco Betti joined the World Economic Forum in May 2015. He is an international development professional and is currently leading the platform for Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production, which was launched by the Forum at its Annual Meeting 2017, upon request of world-leading governments and companies. The platform is helping global leaders anticipate how advanced manufacturing technologies are transforming factories, business models and partnerships, and to understand the implications for the economy, society, and environment in order to shape a more inclusive future.The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan, or national interests.Prior to joining the World Economic Forum, Francisco worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers SA in Geneva, Switzerland, primarily running management consulting projects for international organizations.Discover more details here.Some of the highlights of the episode:Changes the pandemic has created across supply chains and manufacturing across the world.  Geopolitical dimension of the global economy and innovation's  massive acceleration.Next levels of transformation across different companies to fill in the gap that emerged on the supply side.Transformation of operations and business modelsFuture of manufacturing and operations in terms of of artificial intelligence, robotics, analytics Resilience as a major competitive advantageAutomation and augmentation as a major investment to adapt to the new normalReadiness for adapting to changethings that companies can practically do to constantly upgrade Future of manufacturing and production in terms of  different talents from across multiple industry Follow us on:Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzXLinkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQXFacebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd
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