Sabine Bendiek was named Managing Director of Microsoft Germany in January 2016. She reports to Jean-Philippe Courtois, President of Microsoft International. Sabine gained an MSc in Management Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and an MBA at the University of Mannheim (Germany). She started her career at McKinsey, followed by Booz Allen, and Siemens Nixdorf Information Systems.
She then led Dell’s Small and Medium Business Division in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, contributing significantly to the company’s revenue. Immediately prior to joining Microsoft Germany, she was Vice President and General Manager of EMC Germany.
In this position, she was responsible for all business activities in the German market with particular emphasis on transforming the enterprise to provide hybrid cloud and software solutions.
Sabine brings over 20 years of management experience in the technology industry to her new position. In addition, she is a Member of the Board of BITKOM, Germany’s federal industry association for IT, telecommunications and new media.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 | MAIN STAGE | 11:00 – 11:30
Wege in die Cloud: Mit Sicherheit was Neues wagen
Successful cloud implementation is about new ways of shaping our business future – not only in IT but in all branches. While trust in privacy & security is key to leverage our digital transformation, the corresponding IT-strategy and solutions are only half of our pathway to this future. The so called “disruption” is not about technology. It’s vastly about the willingness and ability to address and realize new business opportunities. Often related to cultural challenges and new mindsets. Sabine Bendiek will give examples how IT Pros and Business Decision Makers can be successful due to a secure and trustworthy cloud environment, and act as digital leaders in their company and markets.
“To talk about #WomenInTech is important, because we simply need more Women in technology and will need even more in the future.