Microsoft VP Nick Parker to deliver keynote speech at Computex

The senior tech executive is set to talk about innovative and intelligent edge devices, services and IoT solutions

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Microsoft executives Nick Parker and Roanne Sones. (Microsoft photo)

Microsoft executives Nick Parker and Roanne Sones. (Microsoft photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft Taiwan announced on Monday (May 20) that Corporate Vice President, Consumer and Device Sales at Microsoft, Nick Parker, will deliver a keynote speech at Computex.

He will do so at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at the Taipei International Convention Center. This will mark Microsoft’s 17th appearance at the annual Computex, held in Taipei from May 28 to June 1.

He will be joined on stage by two other Microsoft executives, Roanne Sones and Rodney Clark. Computex said in a statement that Parker would talk about how Microsoft and its partners were using computing power, the cloud, and AI to build increasingly intelligent edge devices and solutions.

“He will showcase a variety of Microsoft partners’ innovative intelligent edge devices, services and IoT solutions that are helping customers, across industries, transform the way they work, and grow their businesses.”

Microsoft said the company’s booth will showcase “the intelligent cloud” and “intelligent edge” in the fields of education, household, office, smart factory, and smart city.

Microsoft described the intelligent cloud as ubiquitous computing, enabled by the public cloud and artificial intelligence (AI). The intelligent edge is a continually expanding set of connected systems and devices that gather and analyze data.