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Microsoft executives to present Gitex keynotes

Top level speakers from Microsoft to address GITEX Technology Week

Microsoft executives to present Gitex keynotes
Ali Faramawy will present a keynote on the Microsoft cloud story at Gitex.

Microsoft is bringing some of its leading executives to GITEX Technology Week, as keynote speakers for the exhibition.

The high-level speakers will deliver a series of speeches throughout the event, touching on a number of key subjects to the IT industry.

Ali Faramawy, vice president, Microsoft International and President, Microsoft Middle East and Africa: will deliver a Global Leaders' Summit Keynote on 17th October, on the theme of the Microsoft cloud story.

On 18th October, Steven Guggenheimer, corporate vice president, Original Equipment Manufacturing Division, Microsoft, will deliver an exclusive Microsoft keynote session with an update on some of Microsoft’s latest innovations for phones, slates, netbooks, laptop PCs, gaming PCs, television, servers and the cloud.

Robert Wahbe, corporate vice president for Server and Tools Marketing, Microsoft, will address the Cloud Confex session on 19th October, to talk about the transformational impact of cloud computing on the IT industry and Microsoft's vision for cloud computing, especially the private cloud.

“Gitex is an important opportunity to connect with organizations in the Middle East, and one of the main shows where you can share your business solutions with different stakeholders. The event is seeing major participation and interest from non-IT sectors such as government and education, which are increasingly looking to technology to drive growth and are making significant investments in ICT,” said Charbel Fakhoury, regional manager of Microsoft Gulf.

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