Who is behind the World Economic Forum and what are they trying to do? According to the internet, The World Economic Forum is an international non-governmental and lobbying organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded on 24 January 1971 by German engineer and economist Klaus Schwab. In this video, I’ll look more critically at the WEF. I’ll analyze the history of the World Economic Forum and outline what they do today. One of Bitboy’s best video’s, a must see!