PwC has just unveiled its annual Global CEO Survey
at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The survey of nearly 1,400 business leaders gives an idea of the general business climate, which this year is marked by a general increase in pessimism linked in particular to trade disputes and political uncertainties. Part of the survey is also dedicated to the impacts of artificial intelligence
around the world and provides a glimpse into the views of business leaders on this subject.
The vast majority of the latter (63%) believe that the A.I. revolution will have even more impact on the world than the Internet revolution and about one in five CEOs is even very convinced of it. On the other hand, business leaders are much more divided on the effects of this technology on the labour market. Indeed, 41% believe that artificial intelligence will replace more jobs than it can create and only 49% believe that the opposite effect will occur.