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May 48, 2015, Chicago, IL

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Ignite 2015 AM Pre-Show Keynote

We countdown to the live coverage of the Ignite Keynote and go backstage to take a look behind-the-scenes with Microsoft CVP, Brad Anderson. Julia White, Microsoft GM joins host Alex Bradley to preview the events of the day and Joey Snow checks on the buzz from the audience on Ignite social media.

Ignite 2015 AM Pre-Show Keynote

We countdown to the live coverage of the Ignite Keynote and go backstage to take a look behind-the-scenes with Microsoft CVP, Brad Anderson. Julia White, Microsoft GM joins host Alex Bradley to preview the events of the day and Joey Snow checks on the buzz from the audience on Ignite social media.

Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft

Satya Nadella leads Microsoft’s transformation to a productivity and platform company in the cloud-first, mobile-first world. Prior to becoming CEO, he held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company. Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992 and became known as a leader who could span technologies, businesses, and transform product offerings. Originally from Hyderabad, India, he currently lives in Bellevue, Washington, with his wife and three children.

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Satya Nadela

Chief Excutive Officer, Microsoft

Satya Nadella leads Microsoft’s transformation to a productivity and platform company in the cloud-first, mobile-first world. Prior to becoming CEO, he held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company. Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992 and became known as a leader who could span technologies, businesses, and transform product offerings. Originally from Hyderabad, India, he currently lives in Bellevue, Washington, with his wife and three children.

Joe Belfiore

Corporate Vice President, PC, Tablet and Phone, Microsoft

Joe Belfiore is responsible for the Microsoft customer experience across phones and devices. Prior to his current role, he was the Corporate Vice President and Director of Program Management for the team responsible for the design and software product definition of the Windows Phone and Corporate Vice President of Zune Software and Services. Belfiore graduated from Stanford University.

About the speaker
Joe Belfiore

Corporate Vice President, PC, Tablet and Phone, Microsoft

Joe Belfiore is responsible for the Microsoft customer experience across phones and devices. Prior to his current role, he was the Corporate Vice President and Director of Program Management for the team responsible for the design and software product definition of the Windows Phone and Corporate Vice President of Zune Software and Services. Belfiore graduated from Stanford University.

Gurdeep Singh Pall

Corporate Vice President, Skype, Microsoft

Gurdeep Pall joined Microsoft in January 1990 as a software design engineer and has worked on many breakthrough products during his tenure. Prior to his current position, he was the corporate vice president for the Information Platform & Experience team responsible for vision, product strategy and R&D for the Bing services and platform. Pall currently holds more than 20 patents in networking, VoIP and collaboration areas and is on the board of trustees of Ashesi University.

About the speaker
Gurdeep Singh Pall

Corporate Vice President, Skype, Microsoft

Gurdeep Pall joined Microsoft in January 1990 as a software design engineer and has worked on many breakthrough products during his tenure. Prior to his current position, he was the corporate vice president for the Information Platform & Experience team responsible for vision, product strategy and R&D for the Bing services and platform. Pall currently holds more than 20 patents in networking, VoIP and collaboration areas and is on the board of trustees of Ashesi University.

Brad Anderson

Corporate Vice President, Enterprise Client & Mobility (ECM), Microsoft

Brad Anderson is CVP of the Enterprise Client & Mobility (ECM) team. This organization is focused on supporting a modern workforce that operates in a world of continuously connected devices. The ECM team is a key pillar of Microsoft’s Mobile-First, Cloud-First focus and a major driver of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite. Brad writes regularly on his blog, In the Cloud. Prior to Microsoft, Anderson spent 12 years at Novell, serving as VP of ZENWorks.

About the speaker
Brad Anderson

Corporate Vice President, Enterprise Client & Mobility (ECM), Microsoft

Brad Anderson is CVP of the Enterprise Client & Mobility (ECM) team. This organization is focused on supporting a modern workforce that operates in a world of continuously connected devices. The ECM team is a key pillar of Microsoft’s Mobile-First, Cloud-First focus and a major driver of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite. Brad writes regularly on his blog, In the Cloud. Prior to Microsoft, Anderson spent 12 years at Novell, serving as VP of ZENWorks.

Ignite 2015 AM Post-Show Keynote

Host Alex Bradley and GM Julia White look at highlights from Satya’s announcement at the Keynote and reflect on the vision and significance of the morning Keynote.  Then Alex is joined by Joe Belfiore, Gurdeep Singh Pall and Brad Anderson in post-Keynote interviews and taking questions from the audience.  Wrapping up the show, we hear from “The Surface Guy”, Cyril Belikoff on the latest release of Surface 3.

Ignite 2015 AM Post-Show Keynote

Host Alex Bradley and GM Julia White look at highlights from Satya’s announcement at the Keynote and reflect on the vision and significance of the morning Keynote.  Then Alex is joined by Joe Belfiore, Gurdeep Singh Pall and Brad Anderson in post-Keynote interviews and taking questions from the audience.  Wrapping up the show, we hear from “The Surface Guy”, Cyril Belikoff on the latest release of Surface 3.

Ignite 2015 Showcase Keynote Pre-show

Hosts Alex Bradley and Joey Snow take a look at the public’s reaction to the morning keynotes. Then Alex is joined by Microsoft Researcher, Krysta Svore who talks about the role of research and innovation at Microsoft. The countdown to the Showcase Keynote begins…

Ignite 2015 Showcase Keynote Pre-show

Hosts Alex Bradley and Joey Snow take a look at the public’s reaction to the morning keynotes. Then Alex is joined by Microsoft Researcher, Krysta Svore who talks about the role of research and innovation at Microsoft. The countdown to the Showcase Keynote begins…

Harry Shum

Executive Vice President, Technology and Research, Microsoft

Harry Shum is executive vice president of Microsoft’s Technology and Research group. He is responsible for driving the company’s overall technical directions, including mid-term and long-term technology strategy and forward-looking research and development efforts. He oversees Microsoft Research, one of the world’s premier computer science research organizations and its integration with the engineering teams across the company.

About the speaker
Harry Shum

Executive Vice President, Technology and Research, Microsoft

Harry Shum is executive vice president of Microsoft’s Technology and Research group. He is responsible for driving the company’s overall technical directions, including mid-term and long-term technology strategy and forward-looking research and development efforts. He oversees Microsoft Research, one of the world’s premier computer science research organizations and its integration with the engineering teams across the company.

Ignite 2015 Showcase Keynote Post-show

Hosts, Alex Bradley and Joey Snow wrap up an exciting day of Keynote announcements. They look at the highlights from the whole day, recap the key takeaways and look ahead to the rest of the week at Ignite.

Ignite 2015 Showcase Keynote Post-show

Hosts, Alex Bradley and Joey Snow wrap up an exciting day of Keynote announcements. They look at the highlights from the whole day, recap the key takeaways and look ahead to the rest of the week at Ignite.

Ignite Highlights

Day 1 Recap

Ignite 2015 Showcase Keynote Post-show

Hosts, Alex Bradley and Joey Snow wrap up an exciting day of Keynote announcements.  They look at the highlights from the whole day, recap the key takeaways and look ahead to the rest of the week at Ignite.

Day 2 Recap

Day 3 Recap

Day 4 Recap

Day 5 Recap

Announcements

IT stands for innovation and transformation

Over the past few months, we’ve been talking in detail about our company’s three core ambitions: Create more personal computing. Reinvent productivity and business processes. Build the intelligent cloud. Now, as we kick off our first Ignite conference, we focus on what those ambitions mean for a critically important customer base: IT professionals.

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Microsoft announces new solutions to empower IT professionals

Monday at its first-ever Ignite Conference, Microsoft Corp. announced a range of new products and services that help IT professionals lead their companies in the new era of enterprise computing, including the next generation of Windows management, Microsoft Office, hybrid cloud infrastructure and SQL Server.

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