Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates predicted Tuesday at the New York Times’ Dealbook conference that coronavirus will fundamentally reshape business travel and the office experience forever.
Gates told Dealbook editor and CNBC host Andrew Ross Sorkin that “my prediction would be that over 50% of business travel and over 30% of days in the office will go away.”
“My prediction would be that over 50% of business travel and over 30% of days in the office will go away.” — @BillGates on post-pandemic working habits at the #Dealbook Online Summit https://t.co/U6hXArCenO pic.twitter.com/FF7DKm5AXG
— DealBook (@dealbook) November 17, 2020
The billionaire philanthropist said there will be a decline in business trips now that remote working from home has become more feasible.
“We will go to the office somewhat, we’ll do some business travel, but dramatically less,” he said.
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