Jean Phillipe Curtois, President of Microsoft International talks about the need to focus on skills and education to increase competitiveness. Also, Europe needs to focus on SMEs as they are being the fabric of the European economy they are building their businesses on cloud computing.
"Government Leaders Forum" discussed ideas and solutions on how governments can act as drivers of change in order to achieve the Europe 2020 vision.
Keynote speakers Government Leaders Forum included:
•Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the EU Commission and Commissioner for Digital Agenda
•Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft Corporation
•The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Deputy Prime Minister, Lord President of the Council, United Kingdom http://www.microsoft.eu/Events/Viewer/tabid/121/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/764/Europes-government-leaders-build-a-smart-sustainable-and-inclusive-Europe.aspx