Chat: Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) since January 2007, was re-elected for a second four-year term in October 2010. As Secretary-General, Dr Touré is committed to ITU’s mission of connecting the world, and helping achieve the Millennium Development Goals through harnessing the unique potential of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). A…


Nick Malik: International Top Authority in Enterprise and Business Architecture, Author, Speaker, Principle Microsoft EA - Part 1

Nick Malik is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, blogger and innovator in Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture. Co-author of three books and a popular speaker at conferences, Nick brings his 32 years of high-tech experience to bear as he creates Enterprise Architectural models and solutions to the CTO of Microsoft IT, his current employer. Developer…


IFIP/IP3 invites you to the ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP World Summit on the Information Society May 16 2012

You are invited to join remotely in the provided “adobeconnect” rooms on Wednesday May 16 between 7:15am-9am PDT / 10:15am-12:00 EDT (1615 and 1800 local time (Geneva Switzerland)). For registration please visit the WSIS Forum website at http://groups.itu.int/wsis-forum2012/Information/WSISForum2012.aspx. The title of the Thematic Workshop that IP3 will lead is "Improving Economic Development, Regional GDP, Innovation,…


Chat: Michael Jenkin, Innovating Business Executive, International Microsoft Technology Expert

Michael Jenkin is a recently announced 2012 SMB 150 Awards recipient, recognizing the top 150 Small & Medium Business professionals. In addition, Michael received media attention for founding a rapidly growing company and  for his innovative business leadership. Sharing his insights for success, in our extensive chat, Michael answers these questions and more: What are…


Jeff Kempiners VP Avanade, Founding Director Global Industry Council, Top-ranking IT and Business Executive reveals social media insights

Jeff Kempiners is the Vice President and acting Group Executive responsible for Avanade’s business in the Southeastern USA. Jeff has held a variety of leadership roles within Avanade, including Group Executive for Central Canada, Canadian Chief Technology Officer, and Director of Consulting for the Canadian business. Jeff began his career with Avanade in 2000 based…


Atul Varde: Senior VP and CIO Affinity Credit Union, Speaker World CIO Forum (WCF)

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Atul Varde: Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Affinity Credit Union. Due to his recognized standing, Atul is an invited speaker to the World CIO Forum (WCF—November 1 to 4). I will also be…


Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp.

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki As director of product management and product marketing for the Windows Live business at Microsoft Corp., Dharmesh…


Stephen Forte: Chief Strategy Officer, CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, Keynote

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Stephen Forte, Chief Strategy Officer for Telerik. Stephen’s extensive success history includes: CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, and sought after Keynote. In our discussion, Stephen shares valuable…


Bjoern Herrmann and Max Marmer: Silicon Valley Thought Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Founders Startup Genome Project

How important is innovation to the world, your country, your company, your division, your department, your project, …? Is innovation an art or science? How can you support innovation in your organization? What factors create success in Silicon Valley startups and can this replicated in your organization? You will find answers to these questions and…


Benoit Bertrand: Essential Cloud Trends and Answers–VP, CTO Avanade

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Benoit Bertrand: Vice-President, Chief Technology Officer, Avanade. Benoit share his top leadership and technology lessons plus key insights on cloud computing from a recent global survey. Benoit goes on to share…