Marc Israel

Cloud Transformation Officer in Maurice

Marc Israel

Cloud Transformation Officer in Maurice

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Marc is currently the Cloud Transformation Officer of Microsoft, covering Sub-Saharan Africa. Passionate by technology, he built his career in IT, from Paris to Mauritius...

After running his own company for eight years in Paris, Marc headed south to land in the sunny tropical island of Mauritius at the beginning of 2000.

There, he joined Microsoft as their first technical consultant and has since held various local and international roles.

His passion for technology, leadership and public speaking, has led him to be one of the speakers of the first TEDx held in Mauritius. Furious traveller, flying close to half a million miles every year, when he's home, he loves to kitesurf with his sons and chill out with his wonderful wife.

He's running his own blogs, crisiswhatcrisis.net and officeproductivityblog.com, and loves to write about how to get more from technology and life. He's the author of 18 books on various technological topics and of the ebook, 52 weeks of wisdom.

He's member of the Port Louis Toastmasters club and holds the Advanced Speaker and Advanced Leader awards. He has won Mauritius national speaking contests multiple times. Marathon runner, he's lined up on the New York, Jerusalem, Paris and Mauritius marathons. He's now embarked into trail running and loves put his running shoes on in every city he stays in.

  • Work
    • Chief Technology Officer
  • Education
    • Engineering and Computer Science
    • ESIEE Paris
    • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    • INSEAD