Tuesday 20 August 2019

Web Summit: Dell partners up for technology conference

Michael Dell
Michael Dell

Independent.ie reporters

DELL has been appointed an official partner for Web Summit 2014 which takes place in Dublin's RDS from November 4 to 6.

Dubbed "Davos for Geeks" the great and the good of the technology world will attend the summit.

Dell will run a number of sessions during the event to provide counsel on business strategy and the deployment of technology to entrepreneurs attending from across the globe.

This year's event is expected to host over 2,000 start-ups.

And onsite, the company will have will have a lounge reminiscent of the university dorm room where the company was started by Michael Dell in 1984.

Paddy Cosgrave, Founder of Web Summit, said: “Michael Dell is the role model for many young entrepreneurs today. The fact that the company is 30 years old yet still maintains a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship is central to its long term success. We are thrilled to have Dell on board this year – we have long believed the team there would be an ideal partner for us and we are delighted that this ambition has come to fruition.”

Dell’s President of EMEA, Aongus Hegarty said: “We are a company that personifies entrepreneurial spirit, celebrates it every day, and embodies it in everything we do - whether that’s encouraging a culture of risk, or driving innovation at a renewed pace."

 

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