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Home > Press > Neil Kane, President of Advanced Diamond Technologies, Guest Blogger for — World Economic Forum ''Davos Diary''

Neil Kane, president of Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (ADT), the world leader in developing and applying diamond films for industrial, electronic, mechanical, and medical applications, will blog his freshman account as a 2007 Technology Pioneer at the World Economic Forum's (Forum) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, for from January 25-28, 2007.

Neil Kane, President of Advanced Diamond Technologies, Guest Blogger for — World Economic Forum ''Davos Diary''

ROMEOVILLE, IL | Posted on January 25th, 2007

"I'm thrilled to be in Davos sharing the stage with 2,000 of the world's foremost political and business leaders," said Kane. "As a former Fast Company Fast 50 I am honored to have the opportunity to blog my first-hand account of the Forum's Annual Meeting for and its readers."

ADT is one of the 47 of this year's 2007 Technology Pioneers selected by the Forum, 27 of which are US-based firms, and ADT is the first diamond company to receive this distinguished honor. Judges used six criteria in selecting the winners: innovation, potential impact, growth and sustainability, proof of concept, leadership, and status.

Visit Neil Kane's "Davos Diary" at to read about his experiences, thoughts, and insights.


About of Advanced Diamond Technologies
Formed in December 2003 to commercialize the ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD®) technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne), ADT is the exclusive licensee to Argonne’s portfolio of patents for synthesizing and using UNCD. In 2006, ADT received Frost & Sullivan’s Product Innovation of the Year award and Nanotech Briefs’ Nano 50™ award, as well as being a runner-up for the Wall Street Journal’s Technology Innovation Award.

For more information on ADT, visit .

About the World Economic Forum

Incorporated in 1971, the Forum, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is an independent organization committed to improving the state of the world. The Forum acts in the spirit of entrepreneurship in the global public interest to further economic growth and social progress.

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