Microsoft Summit 2017

The Bucharest National Theater, November 7th, 2017

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  • GABRIELA MATEI

    Digital Transformation

    Gabriela Matei is Microsoft’s General Manager in Romania since July 1st, 2016 and a member of the Central and Eastern Europe Senior Leadership Team.

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  • TOOMAS HENDRIK ILVES

    Cybersecurity, E-Government

    Toomas Hendrik Ilves served as President of Estonia from 2006 to 2016, driving the country’s world-leading initiatives in e-government and cyber security.

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  • APRIL RINNE

    The Digital Sharing Economy

    April Rinne is a global authority and advocate on modern development areas that include the digital economy, sharing economy, future of work and public policy.

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  • PHILIPPE ROGGE

    Business Strategy

    Philippe Rogge is Area Vice President of Microsoft Central and eastern Europe (CEE), where he leads Microsoft’s business across a diverse region of 33 countries spanning 13 time zones. Philippe reports to Michel Van der Bel, President of Microsoft EMEA.

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  • GABRIELA MATEI

    Digital Transformation

    Gabriela Matei is Microsoft’s General Manager in Romania since July 1st, 2016 and a member of the Central and Eastern Europe Senior Leadership Team.

    Gabriela has been on the front line of digital change since her very arrival at Microsoft in 2012. As Cloud Strategy Director, she drove the significant effort of introducing the new cloud enabled solutions – and the disruption they bring – to the Romanian business landscape.

    As the new business technology made its way through the Romanian business world, this process of advocating and managing changes for the new digital age continued through her tenure as lead of both Microsoft Romania’s Small and Midmarket Business as well as the organization's extensive Partner Network, with significant results.

    Previously, Gabriela Matei worked for over 15 years for Vodafone Romania, where her latest role was Chief Commercial Officer for the Enterprise Business Unit.

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  • TOOMAS HENDRIK ILVES

    Cybersecurity, E-Government

    Toomas Hendrik Ilves served as President of Estonia from 2006 to 2016, driving the country’s world-leading initiatives in e-government and cyber security.

    During his presidency, Ilves was appointed to serve in several high positions in the field of ICT in the European Union. He served as Chairman of the EU Task Force on eHealth from 2011 to 2012. From 2012 to 2014, at the invitation of the European Commission, he was Chairman of the European Cloud Partnership Steering Board. From 2014 to 2015, he was the co-chair of the advisory panel of the World Bank’s World Development Report 2016 “Digital Dividends” and since June 2014, the chair of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Cyber Security.

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  • APRIL RINNE

    The Digital Sharing Economy

    April Rinne is a global authority and advocate on modern development areas that include the digital economy, sharing economy, future of work and public policy.

    Global access, global perspective and an exceptional capacity to work across cultures enable April to bring unique insights to companies, governments, investors and organizations worldwide. April is a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum where she leads the Sharing Economy Working Group and is a member of the Global Futures Council for the Future of Mobility and the Urbanization Advisory Group.

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  • PHILIPPE ROGGE

    Business Strategy

    Philippe Rogge is Area Vice President of Microsoft Central and eastern Europe (CEE), where he leads Microsoft’s business across a diverse region of 33 countries spanning 13 time zones. Philippe reports to Michel Van der Bel, President of Microsoft EMEA.

    Prior to assuming leadership of Microsoft CEE, Philippe served as Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft China for three years, where he led the sales, marketing and services organization to achieve significant business growth while building organizational capabilities during a critical period of transformation to cloud services and solutions. Philippe joined Microsoft in July 2010 as Enterprise and Partner Group Director and served as General Manager for Belgium and Luxembourg and led Microsoft Portugal on an interim basis during the second half of 2012.

    Technology and its impact across industries has been a recurring theme throughout Philippe’s career. Prior to joining Microsoft, Philippe was COO at Option NV, a Belgian technology pioneer best known as the first modern 3G wireless OEM. In a very challenging and competitive environment, he developed a new business strategy at Option with a strong focus on software and verticals, which was instrumental in putting the company back on track. The strategy also included significant restructuring and refinancing.

    Philippe graduated from the University of Gent with a degree in applied economics and holds a master’s degree in management from the Vlerick School of Management. He has also attended the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD.

    Hour

    Subject

    8:30 - 9:30

    Welcome and registration

    Guests arrival and event registration

    9:30 - 10:00

    Digital transformation – the scale and pace of change

    Gabriela Matei, General Manager, Microsoft Romania and Philippe Rogge, Area VP Microsoft Central and Eastern Europe

    10:10 - 10:50

    The Digital Sharing Economy

    April Rinne, Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum

    10:50 - 11:30

    Cybersecurity and E-Government

    Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former President of Estonia

    11:30 - 12:00

    Cyber resilience and incident response in today’s Internet

    Johnnie Konstantas, Senior Director, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group, Microsoft

    12:00 - 13:30

    Lunch & Networking

    Guests are invited to networking while they serve lunch

    Sponsors

    Engage with partners who are enabling digital transformation and building solutions for enterprise.

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    Full Conference Pass

    800 RON

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