– Microsoft will be hosting the upcoming virtual summit ‘Forward Together Reimagine Tomorrow’, featuring a series of innovations and pioneering technologies that can help industries and professionals across industries re-imagine their businesses. The two-day digital event, which begins on October 13, 2020 and is open for online registration, will feature a series of talk tracks by C-suite leaders, discussing the power of technology and how it can support inclusive economic recovery for governments, enterprises, and small businesses.
The first day’s virtual events are aimed at industry professionals across the spectrum, including the CMO Track, which will focus on modern marketing, the CISO Track, which will talk to the rising importance of operational resilience in the security community, and the CFO Track, which will outline the reimagining of financial workflows. In addition, the CIO Track will share insights on how to modernize digital platforms and accelerate digital transformation leveraging cloud technologies.
The second day will be focused on reimagining industries, with virtual events covering sectors including retail, financial services, government, and media and entertainment. Presented by business leaders, these events will highlight the power of AI and technology to ensure business continuity in the post-COVID era.
The two-day series of events will see Microsoft experts and industry leaders share timely and relevant examples of how businesses will need to adjust to the current disruption, and how technology will enable them to respond and recover from recent challenges as well as reimagine their industries. The sessions will host panellists and experts from various industries, global solution providers, Microsoft partners and customers. Some of these include H.E. Wesam Lootah, Chief Executive Officer, Smart Dubai Government Establishment; Sandeep Poduval Shivram, Head of Marketing, Commercial Bank of Dubai; Ellis Wang
Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head of Technology, Transformation and Information
Mashreq Bank; Alex Alexander, Group Chief Technology Officer, Emirates Airline & Group; and Paula Januszkiewicz Founder and CEO CQURE.
Light will also be shed upon game-changing solutions to address pressing business challenges, government and industry needs, by providing thought leadership and insights for different organizational functions.
Microsoft has taken significant steps to support the region’s digital transformation endeavours - including two cloud regions in the UAE. These regions are empowering organizations, enterprises and developers with access to scalable, highly available, and resilient cloud services while maintaining data residency, security and compliance needs.