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Accenture CEO On Metaverse Platform Launch With Partner Microsoft

Published 01/19/2023, 02:19 AM
Updated 01/19/2023, 02:30 AM
© Reuters.  Accenture CEO On Metaverse Platform Launch With Partner Microsoft

  • World Economic Forum, Accenture (NYSE:ACN), and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) partner to launch metaverse platform.
  • Accenture CEO spoke about Global Collaboration Village’s use cases with CNBC.
  • She shared the platform will help social workers, case workers, firefighters, and the general public train for challenging situations.

The World Economic Forum partnered with Accenture and Microsoft to launch a new metaverse platform titled Global Collaboration Village, yesterday. The platform aims to educate organizations about the metaverse while delivering solutions for existing pressing problems.

Accenture CEO Julie Sweet joined CNBC’s Squawk Box where they discussed the platform more. When asked about the Global Collaboration Village, Sweet starts with “metaverse with a public purpose, complete killer app.” She also adds that governments are going “crazy” about it.

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