Marc Israel

CEO in Maurice

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Marc Israel is a dynamic Senior Executive and Thought Leader with more than 30 years of success across the IT industry. Leveraging extensive experience in technical leadership for global organizations, Marc is a valuable asset for companies requiring expert assistance with next stage development, business planning, competitive positioning, and value-add through IT actionable strategy. His broad areas of expertise include digital transformation, cloud enablement, and artificial intelligence, for technical and organisation leadership.

Throughout his executive career, Marc has held leadership positions, including 17 years at Microsoft, where he held the position of CTO for Sub-Saharan Africa. In his current role as CEO of Aetheis Ltd, Marc is in charge of growing this startup to a sizable entity, delivering technology projects across Africa.

Marc attained his degree in Robotics and Engineering from École Superieure d'Ingénieurs en Électrotechnique et Électronique in Paris. He has completed INSEAD and Wharton Executive Education (with distinction) programs. Marc is the recipient of the National Champion of Public Speaking Award at the Mauritius Convention (2010, 2013, and 2015). He is fluent in French and is the author of 19 technical and non-technical books, including his latest "Private, Hybrid, and Public Clouds".
  • Work
    • Aetheis
  • Education
    • Engineering and Computer Science
    • ESIEE Paris
    • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    • INSEAD