Carnegie Mellon University

World Pitch Day

Metro21 Executive Director Moderates World Economic Forum Event

On June 27, 2023, Metro21 Executive Director Karen Lightman moderated the World Economic Forum's Connected World Pitch Day.  This exclusive event combined the latest thinking with a global showcase of leading initiatives to advance technology governance priority areas following the release of the State of the Connected World 2023 Edition.

The session provided an opportunity for participants to hear a series of initiative pitches to drive positive change and allowed discussion to learn how to help accelerate the impact.  The pitches included:

  • Alliance for University Product Security
  • Tool for Manufacturers to Secure Consumer IoT Products
  • Incentive Scheme for Digital Transformation of SMEs
  • Cardio4Cities Accelerator