Trevecca Nazarene University

CEO of Microsoft speaks at event on campus

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, greets Gregory Steward, Trevecca business student, during the "meet and greet" event that was part of Ballmer's appearance at the meeting of the Nashville Technology Council meeting, held on Trevecca's campus.
The Nashville Technology Council held its annual meeting in Trevecca's convocation center on January 20, 2010. More than 800 persons from the Nashville technology community attended the breakfast meeting that began at 7 AM.

The line-up of speakers was a major attraction. Mayor Karl Dean brought greetings. After Abbie Lundberg, editor-in-chief of CIO Magazine spoke about technology trends for 2010,  Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, gave the keynote address. He recounted some of the shifts and trends that computer use and development had produced. Then he highlighted some of Microsoft's recent innovations and described additional ones that are soon to be released.

Ballmer made a one-day visit to Nashville as part of his multi-city tour to promote Microsoft as the company that can solve problems for specific industries.

The morning's events also included a meeting of Ballmer and students from local colleges and universities.

Trevecca Nazarene University was pleased to host the Nashville Techology Council for this event.

Click here to view a Facebook photo gallery of the event.