I got aware of this speech by our IBM CEO Ginni Rometty laying out her vision of the path forward at the Council on Foreign Relations through a Tweet of Jon Neiditz (Thank you, Jon!) and obviously I found her statements extremely impressive. This is from the speech, which is available here:
In a world where value is shifting rapidly from things to knowledge, knowledge workers are the new means of production. And it follows that the social network is the new production line.
Obviously this is only one quote out of a longer speech. I can only recommend to read the whole speech or to listen in here: