Looking back at the 2018 CIO Global Forum

Last year’s theme of the CIO Forum was navigating a world of accelerating change. Truly major change doesn't transform one small corner of an industry or technology — it disrupts the status quo, creates unexpected opportunities, and transforms the very foundations of our society. And while the world has always changed faster than we can keep up, progress now advances so quickly that we can scarcely make sense of the world we now live in — much less predict what may come next.

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Leading experts discuss the cutting edge of change. The CIO forums feature the world's preeminent thought leaders sharing their thoughts on today's most critical issues. Click on the words in the cloud below to view quotes about a specific topic.


Video highlights from 2018 CIO Global Forum

State of the world

Watch Mike Ryan, Chief Investment Officer Americas, UBS CIO GWM, give a speech about the accelerating pace of change around the world.

Markets & investing

See Jason Draho, Head of Asset Allocation Americas, UBS CIO GWM, talk about the state of the economic expansion and equity bull market.

Business & innovation

Watch Laura Kane, Head of Thematic Research Americas, UBS CIO GWM, discuss technological disruption within artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and cyber security.