Former Managing Director of the World Economic Forum
Claude Smadja created Smadja & Smadja, Strategic Advisory Inc. in 2001. The firm works with global corporations and government entities on strategic issues helping its clients navigate and leverage globalization. It is specialized in creating international strategic seminars and high profile conferences. With offices in Switzerland and in the US, the firm has activities, clients and partner organizations in North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Claude Smadja was previously the Managing Director of the World Economic Forum. He has also been the Executive Director for News & Current Affairs at the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation.
Claude Smadja is a speaker on macroeconomic and geopolitical issues, on issues and trends relating to globalization, on Asia’s issues – especially India and China - and on European issues. He sits on the boards of international corporations.