Samir Mohammed Noman is President of Microsoft Arabia, an appointment that he took up in October 2009, bringing with him an extensive in-depth experience gained throughout more than 20 years of top management engagements in a wide-ranging number of disciplines. Mr. Noman works closely with various government and commercial organizations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to enhance their business performance and the value they provide to their citizens and clients. Mr Noman serves the community through many Corporate Social Responsibility programs, (CSR), including Empowering Women, Employability, Entrepreneurship and Skills Development. In a cloud first mobile first world and under his leadership, Microsoft Arabia acts as a catalyst and an enabler for knowledge sharing and technology transfer through Cloud computing and other innovative technologies. This helps to increase the accessibility and enhance the utilization of technology within Saudi Arabia, allowing customers to keep down capital costs, adapt quickly to a changing environment and therefore keeping them competitive. In addition, Mr. Noman has introduced a dedicated function within Microsoft Arabia to ensure piracy issues are addressed by the government, businesses and consumers, and to ensure all relevant parties are educated about the risks of piracy and its negative impact on the kingdom’s vision of a knowledge based economy Mr. Noman gives high priority to enabling education to support knowledge, government efficiency, supporting small and medium businesses (SME), for economic development and enabling an information society. Mr. Noman holds a BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran. He is a Saudi national and is married with five children.