GarageGeeks and Yossi Vardi hosting Microsoft Executives

April 1st, 2012


In our series “meet the Industry leaders”, the GarageGeeks and Yossi Vardi invite you to a special garage event, to meet Microsoft executives.
Monday, April 23, 20:00 at GarageGeeks HQ, Holon.
25 senior Microsoft executives are coming to visit Israel, and it’s your chance to meet them face to face and tell them your story.

These senior execs focus on Cloud and BI technologies, online advertising, Kinect apps and applied research.
Who will attend?
* Rick Rashid - Chief Research Officer
* S. Somasager - VP Developer Tools
* Gurdeep Singh-Pall - VP Bing Mobile
* Bharat Shah - VP Identity & Security
* Jennifer Chayes - Distinguished Scientist
* Marc Davis - Social media senior advisor
* Dennis Buchheim  - Online Advertising
* Kamal Hati - SQL and Big Data analysis
* JP Wollersheim - Product Management, Kinect for Windows
* Emma Grant - Business & product planning, Kinect for Windows
* Sheridan Jones - Business & Strategy, Kinect for Windows
* Prakash Sundaresan - GM, India R&D, Startups & accelerators
* David Lin - Sr. Director, Asia-Pacific R&D,  Startups & accelerators

What to expect?
Beer, refreshments and Face2Face time with the people who drive the future of Microsoft.

How to get in?
Just show up. Admission is free, no pre-registration required.

* GarageGeeks is sponsored by Microsoft and Initial Capital

Think Next - Sunday, April 22, Hangar 11,
Tel Aviv Harbor, 16:30
The leading event of Israel’s high-tech industry celebrates creativity and innovation, providing center stage for industry leaders, mind provoking speakers and ground breaking developments.

What to Expect?
A festival of technology, great networking opportunity and an energetic stage.
* 40 demos from Israeli startups and Microsoft labs around the world
* Keynote by Rick Rashid- Chief Research Officer, Microsoft Research
* Cool on-stage demos and presentations by:
** Hod Lipson - Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Computing & Information Science at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY
** Gurdeep Sing Pahl - Corporate Vice President, Information Platform & Experience
** JP Wollershiem - Group Product Manager, Kinect for Windows.
** And more…

How to get in?
Register at and don’t forget to enter the code to ensure you get in:  TNgg006
Registration is “first come-first serve” basis. GarageGeeks have a limited allocation of tickets so hurry up.

* GarageGeeks is sponsored by Microsoft and Initial Capital

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