💰 Wealth at Davos

While there will be plenty of wealth concentrated in the mountain resort, nine of the world’s ten richest people will be missing. The exception: Gautam Adani, chairman of India’s Adani Group and currently the third-richest person in the world, according to Forbes. He also attended the 2022 WEF meeting, which was delayed until May because of covid.

🗳️ Political leaders at Davos

It’s common for heads of state and other high-level government officials to show up in Davos. This year, there is only one G8 leader: Olaf Scholz, the chancellor of Germany. He won’t be lonely, though; the heads of at least 40 nations will make an appearance, including Belgium, Colombia, Ecuador, Finland, Greece, Iraq, Korea, Mozambique, Pakistan, South Africa, Spain, and Zimbabwe.

Other public figures planning to attend include:

For the most-represented nations, however, the majority of attendees are not public officials.

💼 Business leaders at Davos

There will be at least 634 CEOs in Davos this year, or nearly one in four attendees. Big names include:

Some companies send large delegations to the event. Ten organizations have seven or more participants registered. One of the top ten is Stanford University.

📰 Members of the media at Davos 

Hundreds of journalists from around the world will descend on Davos this week. In fact, two of the ten companies with the most representatives are media organizations: CNBC and the Wall Street Journal.

🤔 Other interesting Davos attendees

Additional attendees include a handful of well-known names, and a bit of royalty:

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