Mar 6, 2012
Alvaro Fernandez, SharpBrains’ CEO & Co-Founder, has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (WEF) – an honour which recognises the most distinguished young leaders under the age of 40 from around the world.
He joins a select forum of global leaders, including Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, and Salman Kahn, founder of the Kahn Academy.
Mr. Fernandez, born in Spain and based in the USA since 1999, was chosen from among thousands of young leaders from across the globe by a selection committee comprising the world’s prominent business leaders, politicians, and media leaders.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organisation committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. The organisation bestows the honour each year to recognise the most distinguished young leaders below the age of 40 from around the world. Together the Young Global Leaders work to discover innovative solutions to today’s most pressing problems through various initiatives and workstreams, as well as catalysing the next generation of leaders.
Mr. Fernandez was selected based on his record of professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world through her inspiring leadership.
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