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Who was the founder of World Economic Forum?

Klaus Martin Schwab is a German engineer and economist best known as the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum. His wife and former secretary, Hilde, co-founded the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship with him. He was born in 1938, in Ravensburg, Germany.

Born: 30 March 1938 (age 82 years), Ravensburg, Germany
Spouse: Hilde Schwab (m. 1971)
Education: Harvard University, ETH Z├╝rich, University of Geneva, Harvard Kennedy School, University of Fribourg
Organizations founded: World Economic Forum, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

Books
Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution (2018)
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (2016)
The Global Competitiveness Report 2006-2007 (2006)
The Global Competitiveness Report 2005-2006 (2005)
Recreating Asia: Visions for a New Century (2002)