Could the CEO be replaced by a robot?

A man touches SoftBank humanoid robot known as Pepper as he demonstrates its translation function at Pepper World 2016 Summer during SoftBank World 2016 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 21, 2016.

Boardroom ambitions? A humanoid robot on display

Image: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Written by
Luis Alvarez, CEO, Global Services, BT
Friday 13 January 2017
This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

With the automation of many everyday activities, could a robot be a more productive addition to boardrooms of the future than a CEO?
In an era defined by the exponential evolution of technology, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) have come a long way in a short space of time. From lifting hot pieces of metal and stacking them, as the first digitally operated and programmable robot did in 1961, commercial and industrial robots are now widely used to remove repetitive tasks and make our lives easier. Robots can perform surgical operations, build cars, move stock in warehouses, check you into your hotel and serve you drinks. And they can do it quickly and efficiently.
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