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Meet Ryan Storgaard, Director of Technical Evangelism, Microsoft Canada. His business acumen, drive and enticing optimism earned him the prestigious Microsoft Chairman’s Award, presented by Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. He also earned the highly regarded Microsoft Circle of Excellence Award.
Ryan Storgaard will talk about Microsoft’s strategy and approach to Windows Phone and the opportunity it offers to app and game developers. Windows Phone 7.5 is Microsoft’s latest release and it continues to gamer rave reviews from customers and critics as it edges its way into a crowded and complicated mobile marketplace. With over 30, 000 appls in the marketplace, a significant global partnership with Nokia, integration with Xbox Live and Microsoft Office, and a truly innovative approach to weaving appls, tasks and experiences together into Live Tiles and Hubs, Windows Phone is truly a fresh and innovative platform for consumers and developers. In fact, by 2015, IDC and Gartner expect Windows Phone to be the number two operating system worldwide behind android. Ryan is available for Q&A and discussions afterward on other hot topics such as Microsoft’s cloud strategy, HTML5, and Windows.
About Ryan Storgaard
As Director of Technical Evangelism at Microsoft Canada, Ryan leads an amazing team focused on driving engagement, adoption and satisfaction of Microsoft platforms and technologies. From start-ups, developers and IT generalists to professional IT pros and managers, he entices his team to promote engagement in the digital media spectrum. Storgaard communicates to millions of Canadian’s through social media, online communications, events, conferences, promotional entities, and broad audiences. His previous roles at Microsoft Canada include Director of Cloud Services Strategy and Director of Platform Strategy leading a team across multiple platforms such as Windows Phone, Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 and Windows Azure.
|Date:||Monday, November 21, 2011|
|Time:||6:00 PM – 8:00 PM|
1035 West Pender Street, Vancouver – Map
|Tickets:||DigiBC Members – $20.00 (HST included)|
|Non-Members – $30.00 (HST included)|
|DigiBC Student Members – $15.00 (HST included)|
|Space:||Limited to 80 people|
Please note: Registrations will be accepted on-site. However, to ensure that you receive a name tag, please pre-register before the cut-off time as indicated below.
Registration deadline: Monday, November 21 @ 1:00pm.
Beer, beverages and food will be provided. Be sure to register today to reserve your spot.
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