Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corporation, Steve Ballmer, Serves as Featured Speaker at Houston Technology Forum® Houston Technology Center Hosts Ballmer to Discuss the Strategic Implications for Houston as a Center for Innovation.

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center will welcome Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, as the featured speaker of the Houston Technology Forum®.

More than 400 business and community leaders will gather at Union Station at Minute Maid Park on March 10, to learn more about Microsoft's perspective on the evolution of technology and what it means to Houston as a global technology center.  Microsoft Corporation, based in Redmond, WA, currently employs approximately 200 Houston employees who are active in the community.

"Houston has an abundance of resources to help emerging technology companies grow and prosper," said Walter Ulrich, Houston Technology Center president and CEO. "The Houston Technology Center is proud to have Steve Ballmer as the featured speaker of the Houston Technology Forum® to share his insights and wisdom for Houston as a center for innovation."

Houston Technology Forum®

March 10, 2011

Union Station at Minute Maid Park

11:15 a.m.  – 1:30 p.m.

Tickets Available: http://houstontech.org/events/857/

Table Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Contact: Houston Technology Center – 713.658.1750



About Houston Technology Center:

Named among Forbes' top 10 "incubators changing the world," The Houston Technology Center provides education, insight, and access to capital that entrepreneurs need for commercialization. The Houston Technology Center is a business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, advancing the commercialization of emerging technology companies in the greater Houston area.  A 501(C)(3)nonprofit organization, HTC assists Houston-based entrepreneurs within several key sectors: energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and NASA/aerospace technologies.  For more information, visit www.HoustonTech.org.

Houston Technology Center Contact:

Maggie Joplin

Director, Marketing and Communications

Houston Technology Center

832-476-9235

mjoplin@HoustonTech.org



SOURCE Houston Technology Center



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