Personal data: The emergence of a new asset class: Opportunities for the telecommunications industry

Personal data: the emergency

Personal data—digital data created by and about people—represents a new economic "asset class", touching all aspects of society. The abundance of personal data represents untapped opportunities for economic growth and social benefit.

This report reflects a subset of the discussion with experts and stakeholders in the context of the World Economic Forum's "Rethinking Personal Data" project. For a more comprehensive overview of the results of the project, download the full report.