Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Keynote NVTC Premier Titans Breakfast

Apr 02, 2012, 09:00 ET from Northern Virginia Technology Council

HERNDON, Va., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will headline the organization's Premier Titans event on April 19, 2012, from 7 – 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.


In a fireside chat with NVTC Chair Brad Antle, Ballmer will discuss how technology is changing, implications to individuals and businesses, and the resulting opportunity ahead. He will talk about Microsoft's new products and services, and explore the exciting new digital experiences the company is creating by combining the power of the cloud, smart devices and natural ways to interact with technology. Antle and Ballmer will also discuss other emerging technology trends, including security, privacy and big data.

Ballmer joined Microsoft in 1980 and was the first business manager hired by Bill Gates. Since then, his leadership and passion have become hallmarks of his tenure at the company. Variously described as ebullient, focused, funny, passionate, sincere, hard-charging and dynamic, Ballmer has infused Microsoft with his own brand of energetic leadership, vision and spirit over the years.


April 19, 2012


7 – 8 a.m. Registration and Networking

8 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and Program featuring Steve Ballmer


The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA

Directions to The Ritz-Carlton


To register as a member of the press, please contact Jenna Brown at

703-904-7878 ext. 207 or email

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at

SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council