Social Media Conference Series Off to Successful Start in San Francisco

This guest post is written by Celeste Alleyne, citizenship director for the West Region at Microsoft Corporation. Yesterday, Social Media for Nonprofits, with support from Microsoft, kicked off its first in a series of Social Media Conferences for nonprofits in the historical War Memorial “green room” in San Francisco, California. As Citizenship Director for the…

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Business Insider Sits Down with Microsoft’s Dan’l Lewin to Discuss Startups, Bubbles and Pet Food

Dan’l Lewin, corporate vice president of strategic and emerging business development at Microsoft Corporation, was recently interviewed by Business Insider about Microsoft’s presence in Silicon Valley. Below are highlights, as quoted from Business Insider, from this conversation: Growing Valley Presence: Microsoft’s presence in the Valley has doubled in the last ten years, and the company…

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TechSoup Global Contributors’ Summit Brings Participants from 45 Countries to Microsoft Silicon Valley

Microsoft is proud to continue its 15-year partnership with TechSoup, by hosting this year’s Global Contributors’ Summit. The two-day event kicked off on Tuesday, February 15, with welcomes from Director of Citizenship for Microsoft’s Silicon Valley campus, Sid Espinosa and Senior Director of Global Community Affairs at Microsoft, Akhtar Badshah. Badshah, who inspired the audience…

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Next Generation of Bay Area Entrepreneurs and Technologists Gather for the Second Annual Dare 2B Digital Conference

The Dare 2B Digital Conference, the premier hands-on learning event for middle and high school girls aged 13-16, is coming up this weekend. Join the next generation of entrepreneurs and technologists in the Valley on Saturday, February 12, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., to hear inspirational keynote sessions, workshops, demonstrations and…

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Dan’l Lewin’s Mission for Microsoft Silicon Valley

According to the San Jose Mercury News, Microsoft’s Vice President for Strategic and Emerging Business Development, Dan’l Lewin, has established himself as one of Silicon Valley’s most influential figures. And he’s not stopping there. Lewin talks about his plans for reaching startups through BizSpark and the company’s ambitious philanthropy efforts in the Valley.  

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Welcome to the Microsoft Silicon Valley Blog

Welcome to the Microsoft Silicon Valley blog where you can find posts on news, events, opportunities, community efforts and the people of Microsoft Silicon Valley and our industry and community partners. There are nearly 2,000 Microsoft employees in the Silicon Valley who represent virtually every business and group within the company. You will find a…

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