TEDxDelft would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”.
Microsoft is one of the sponsors for TEDxDelft 2015. We’d like to introduce this organization to you, and thank them for their support and contribution. We asked Marcel Timmer from Microsoft to share some insights:
1. What is the name of your company, and what do you do?
Microsoft has consistently transformed the way that people live, work, play and connect through great technology. We are inspired every day by the genuine belief that we can change the world for the better. We are passionate about how to drive advances in cloud computing, develop new ways for people to interact with technology at home, at work and on the move, while transforming education and public services and supporting the Dutch economy.
We’ve been at the centre of the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to every aspect of our lives and we’ll be at the centre of tomorrow’s transformations. The best is yet to come.
2. What is the company’s mission/vision?
Our mission is to help people and organizations to achieve their goals, dreams and ambitions. We do this by allowing our technology to work for them. That is what forms the basis of their success, that of our partners, and our own.
More than 100,000 Microsoft colleagues from over 60 countries work every day to live up to our promise to everyone – consumers, small businesses, large businesses and governments – to help get the best out of themselves.
3. Why did you choose to sponsor TEDxDelft?
Microsoft believes in the power of technology and ideas. They change the way people work and live, and create new opportunities for people, organizations and society. At Microsoft Netherlands, we try to make our contribution in many ways. For example, by sponsoring TEDxDelft, where technology and ‘ideas worth sharing’ come together.
4. What do you see in common between your company and TEDxDelft?
Microsoft and TEDxDelft share the belief in the power of good ideas, and our passion for technology and innovation. The combination of these factors contributes to a better world. That goal binds us.
Interested in being a sponsor of TEDxDelft 2015?
We engage the local community by inviting people and companies to contribute whatever skills, goods or funds they are able to share. It is our belief that the TEDx concept is such an inspiration to so many people because its partners contribute whichever they are good at. If you feel you or your company can relate to TEDxDelft don’t hesitate to contact us.