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Mr Gilles Fuchs
Position(s) Founder of
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Gilles Fuchs is the founder of, creating centers of excellence in cities and regions. Everyone can register on helps individuals, companies and cities to understand cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and digital shifts. It also helps protect and seize the opportunities of the future.

Before that, Gilles developed an experience in business transformation, strategic growth and leadership for change. He held several roles with global investment and asset management companies like Fidelity Investment, Merrill Lynch and UBS. In particular, he experienced the unfolding of the global financial crisis and designed adaptive responses from New-York, where he was based for 5 years.

Recently at the World Economic Forum, Gilles worked on creating multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborative business engagement processes. He focused on a broad set of European countries, industry sectors and governmental organizations.

In collaboration with public officials and local leaders, he examines the area of interaction between society at large and the private sector to develop visions for growth that leverage anticipations on global trends, on the rapid evolution of technologies and that allows for dynamic sharing of best practices at city level.

Gilles holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, an engineer degree from French-school IIE and several investment diplomas. He is also a Global Leadership Fellow.

Born in 1976 in France, Gilles is French and Luxembourg national and speaks French, English and German.