Sir Martin Sorrell, Yossi Vardi, DLD Sync

The Beginning of the World As We Don’t Know It

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The third Sync session was devoted to business and politics. Sir Martin Sorrell, Executive Chairman of S4 Capital and longtime CEO of advertising giant WPP, in his DLD Sync conversation with DLD Co-Chairman Yossi Vardi. He predicted the coronavirus crisis will bring higher taxes for companies and the wealthy, called for better cooperation between the U.S. and China, and saw big changes coming to companies that have so far resisted digital transformation.

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Sir Martin Sorrell

Yossi Vardi

Sir Martin Sorrell is Executive Chairman of S4 Capital, which is building a new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services platform for global, multi-national, regional, local and millennially-driven clients. Previously, Sir Martin had been CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company. Sir Martin supports a number of leading business schools and universities, including his alma mater, Harvard Business School and Cambridge University and a number of charities, including his family foundation, which his wife runs. He is married to Lady Cristiana Falcone-Sorrell and has four children and seven grandchildren.

Dr. Joseph (Yossi) Vardi is a co-chairman of DLD. With 40 years experience of co-founding, leading and participating in building over 60 high-tech companies, he is one of Israel’s early entrepreneurs. Yossi co-pioneered instant messaging as the founding investor and the former Chairman of Mirabilis Ltd., the creator of the highly popular instant messaging program ICQ now owned by AOL.

  • Sir Martin Sorrell
  • Yossi Vardi

Speakers

  • Sir Martin Sorrell
  • Yossi Vardi

Sir Martin Sorrell is Executive Chairman of S4 Capital, which is building a new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services platform for global, multi-national, regional, local and millennially-driven clients. Previously, Sir Martin had been CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company. Sir Martin supports a number of leading business schools and universities, including his alma mater, Harvard Business School and Cambridge University and a number of charities, including his family foundation, which his wife runs. He is married to Lady Cristiana Falcone-Sorrell and has four children and seven grandchildren.

Dr. Joseph (Yossi) Vardi is a co-chairman of DLD. With 40 years experience of co-founding, leading and participating in building over 60 high-tech companies, he is one of Israel’s early entrepreneurs. Yossi co-pioneered instant messaging as the founding investor and the former Chairman of Mirabilis Ltd., the creator of the highly popular instant messaging program ICQ now owned by AOL.

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