If the future is upon us, what's ahead? Here is what 10 top leaders and thinkers see on their horizon, from 3-D printing to $100 billion private-equity deals.
Mike Eskew
Mike Eskew
CEO of UPS
Globalization started as a trend for large multinational companies, but it is increasingly becoming one for small and mediums. We see 2007 - our 100th anniversary - as the year when small and medium-sized companies push harder to go global. They look as big on the Internet as anyone else. They look as if they can do as much. Technology virtualizes their location and camouflages their size. And they are asking us to expand their markets so that they can sell anywhere.

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