Davos 2017 in quotes: Tech CEOs debate fourth industrial revolution

Read on for what IBM, Google, Alibaba and more have to say about automation and AI


As the World Economic Forum in Davos wraps up today, here are a few key quotes from some of the major speakers from the technology industry.

Like last year, one of the central themes of Davos has been the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ – how robotics, AI, and automation are fundamentally transforming society – and the CEOs in attendance were not short of opinions on the way this will impact inequality and economic distribution.