Sir Richard Branson to Speak at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Los Angeles, July 13

REDMOND, Wash. — June 9, 2011 — Sir Richard Branson is slated to speak at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) on July 13, 2011. He will speak about the idea of “Winning Together” in business, the theme of the WPC.

As founder and president of Virgin Group, Branson expanded the Virgin brand into air and rail travel, hospitality and leisure, telecommunications, health and wellness, and clean energy through more than 300 companies in 30 countries. A leader in product innovation and customer service, he was knighted in 1999 for his “services to entrepreneurship,” and in 2004, launched Virgin Unite to tackle tough challenges facing the world.

Speaker Information

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2011

  • 10:00 a.m. PST

  • Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, Calif.

About WPC

The WPC is an annual gathering for the Microsoft partner community to gain insights into the Microsoft business and technology roadmap for 2011, learn how to expand business possibilities with cloud services, Windows 7, and Windows Phone and experience the latest in solution innovations. This year, the WPC will be held in Los Angeles, CA on July 10-14, 2011 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). There are nearly 12,000 people registered already for the event. For more information or registration, go to

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