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Yusuf Mehdi Speaker Profile

As senior vice president of the Online Audience Business Group at Microsoft Corp., Yusuf Mehdi oversees the team charged with building Microsofts online audience of approximately 500 million unique users through MSN and Microsoft Live Search. The team is responsible for global product management, U.S. marketing execution, strategic partnerships and business development.

Before his current role, Mehdi served as Microsofts chief advertising strategist and senior vice president of Strategic Partnerships. In these capacities, Mehdi led Microsofts advertising strategy for its advertising platforms and negotiated strategic partnerships and large-scale mergers and acquisitions, including the $6 billion (U.S.) purchase of aQuantive Inc.

Previously, Mehdi was responsible for the worldwide online business of MSN, during which time he grew the MSN network to become the most popular destination on the Internet and in turn led the business to its first profitability as a division with U.S. revenues of more than $1.5 billion. He also led an engineering and programming team of 1,800, which released a number of innovative Web services, among them Microsofts first ever Web search offering, Microsofts adCenter advertising platform and the MSN.com publishing platform.

Mehdi was responsible for the marketing of Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 1.0 through 5.0, and under his direction Internet Explorer became the worlds most popular software for browsing the Web. Mehdi began his career at Microsoft, playing key roles in the launch and marketing of Microsoft Windows, including the notable releases of Windows 3.1 and Windows 95.

Before joining Microsoft in 1992, Mehdi was a product manager at Reuters Group PLC, where he helped roll out the first PC-based Reuters Terminal, which became the standard computing platform for the company.

A native of Washington, Mehdi earned a bachelors degree in economics from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Washington. He and his wife and three children live in Washington.


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Posted on 24 February 2015 | 11:36 pm

Ben Stein AgentAmerican actor and writer Ben Stein is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the AmeriQuest Symposium later this month in Florida. This is the 12th annual event in which AmeriQuest has been involved in, and it is designed to be an opportunity for businesses to get together and discuss solutions to help their organizations grow and keep up with the modern economy. Stein will be at the...[Read More]

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Posted on 24 February 2015 | 11:28 pm

Elon Musk AgentThe CEO and Lead Designer for the company SpaceX has been announced to be the keynote speaker at the 4th Annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Square from July 7-9. Elon Musk is expected to deliver a great speech with lots of insight given that he works in the aerospace field. The South African born Canadian-American business...[Read More]

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Posted on 23 February 2015 | 4:30 pm

Carla Hall AgentAmerican celebrity chef and TV personality Carla Hall delivered a keynote speech about how to cook using smart choices for food to an audience over 350 people at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somersets annual heart health event at the Bridgewater Manor. The Top Chef star was a finalist on the show in seasons five and eight, and she is currently a co-host on ABCs food show...[Read More]

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