Saving the World (And Skiing) at Davos

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The theme of this year's Davos meeting is "resilient dynamism"

Davos, of course, is the humble Swiss ski town where every year at this time, 2,000 of the world's smartest, most important — and self-important — people descend for a week of intellectual jousting about the world's most pressing problems, all mixed with a little skiing and too much fondue. Now in its 43rd year, the World Economic Forum annual meeting attracts CEOs, heads of state, philanthropists, policymakers and journalists who all want to listen to one another — and also be heard. Time's association with the forum goes back to 2001, but I'm proud to say we are playing a...

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