Murat Sönmez

Co-founder & CEO

Murat is the co-founder and CEO of Pulsora, a purpose-built SaaS platform to help companies define, capture, improve, and disclose their sustainability and ESG footprint. Murat saw the need for such a platform during his tenure as a member of the Managing Board of the World Economic Forum (WEF) where he engaged with global leaders across business, governments, international organizations, technology pioneers, social entrepreneurs, and academia in addressing global challenges and opportunities. In 2017, Murat was the founding head of the WEF's global Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution network, operating in 13 countries, focused on co-designing and testing forward looking governance protocols of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, synthetic biology, blockchain, digital trade, additive manufacturing, drones, and autonomous vehicles. Prior to joining the WEF, Murat was a co-founder of TIBCO Software in Palo Alto, California, where as the head of its global field operations led the company to over $1 billion in revenue. Founded in 1997, TIBCO’s real time data and process integration software platform was adopted by leading companies around the world across a variety of industries including financial services, retail, CPG, transportation and logistics, and manufacturing. Internet pioneers such as amazon, eBay, and Yahoo! were among TIBCO’s earlier clients. Murat started his professional career in Silicon Valley as a software engineer helping automate many of the world’s leading semiconductor fabrication facilities. He holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Bosphorus University in Istanbul, Turkey, and MSc in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech.

Track: Strategies and Tactics for Driving Behavior Change at Scale

The increasing adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming industries and reshaping the way we live and work. As promising as this new wave of the digital revolution can appear, integrating AI... see more

Tuesday 23rd May
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM



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