Marc Israel

Cloud Transformation Officer in Maurice

Marc Israel

Cloud Transformation Officer 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 technology, IT, and IoT industries. Leveraging extensive experience in technical leadership for global organizations, Marc is a valuable asset for IT, manufacturing, or energy companies requiring expert assistance with next stage development, business planning, competitive positioning, value-add, or IT strategy. His broad areas of expertise include management consulting, marketing strategy, account management, project management, negotiations, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, channel partners, customer service, strategic partnerships, business intelligence, competitive analysis, product marketing, CRM, and new business development.

Throughout his executive career, Marc has held leadership positions with organizations including Microsoft, SupportIT, and EFII. In his current role as Chief Technology Officer with Microsoft West, East and Central Africa, Marc was responsible for the recruitment and training of more than 30 specialized sales professionals across six sales locations in Africa and led the transformation of the entire salesforce to the cloud, resulting in triple-digit growth. As Product Marketing Director, Microsoft West, East and Central Africa, Marc oversaw a geographically diverse team and grew the business 10% YOY. He was the recipient of the Marketing Excellence Award in 2010 for the successful launch of Office 2010 and was responsible for developing a retail channel which grew full package products by over 40% in 2013.

Marc attained his degree in Robotics and Engineering from École Superieure d'Ingénieurs en Électrotechnique etÉlectronique in Paris. He has completed Dale Carnegie Sales Training, INSEAD Executive Education, and Wharton Executive Education (with distinction)programs. Marc is the past President of Port Louis Toastmasters Club and therecipient of the National Champion of Humor Public Speaking Award at the Mauritius Convention (2010, 2013, and 2015). He is fluent in French and is theauthor of the e-book 52 Weeks of Wisdom and 19 technical books. Marathon runner, he's lined up on the New York, Jerusalem, Paris and Mauritius marathons. He's now embarked into trail running.
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  • Work
    • Chief Technology Officer
  • Education
    • Engineering and Computer Science
    • ESIEE Paris
    • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    • INSEAD