Carlos Lacerda

Leadership revamp at Microsoft Malaysia
There has been a major revamp in the management lineup at Microsoft Malaysia, with managing director Carlos Lacerda leaving Microsoft Corp itself after just two years at the helm of the local subsidiary, while two new senior executives have also been appointed.
Budget 2015: What's good, what's not-so-good
Industry players generally welcome initiatives and goodies Gaps in making Malaysia preferred destination for entrepreneurs IN its proposed national budget for 2015, the Malaysian Government announced several incentives and measures that directly or indirectly would be of benefit to the ICT ecosystem, but some industry players believe that more could have been done to further grow the ecosystem.  
US$278bil worth of data dividend potential in APAC: IDC, Microsoft
New IDC research shows companies that take a comprehensive approach to data stand to realise an additional 60% return on their data assets, an opportunity worth US$278 billion in Asia Pacific, according to Microsoft Corp.
Microsoft’s celebrity-fuelled ‘Code for Malaysia’ kicks off
Microsoft announced it is bringing the ‘Hour of Code’ campaign –spearheaded by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Barack Obama, Ashton Kutcher and Shakira – to Malaysia and other parts of Asia during the Asia Pacific Week of Code from April 21-27.
Microsoft Malaysia gets new chief marketing and operations officer
Microsoft Corp has announced the appointment of Rukmani Subramaniam as its new chief marketing & operations officer for Malaysia after the departure of Danny Ong, her predecessor, late last year.
Jakim and DagangHalal launch halal-verified engine, powered by Microsoft
The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) and DagangHalal Berhad (DHB) have launched the Halal Verified Engine (HVE), which they said was the world’s first online system designed to help expedite the halal certification process for applicants.
Microsoft names 4 Malaysian teachers as ‘Expert Educators,’ selects 'Mentor School'
Microsoft Corporation has selected four Malaysian teachers to be part of its first class of 'Expert Educators' as well as the first Malaysian school to be included in its Mentor Schools programme.
Microsoft Virtual Academy: Free online training for IT pros and developers
Microsoft Malaysia has launched the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), in collaboration with its partners and national ICT custodian the Multimedia Development Corporation, which will offer online Microsoft training.
Microsoft Malaysia launches ‘Innovate for Good’ youth programme
Microsoft Malaysia has launched its inaugural ‘Innovate for Good’ event, in partnership with Toronto-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) TakingITGlobal, that it said would enable youth to collaborate, inspire and support each other while using technology to make a difference in their communities.
Challenges and opportunities aplenty for Microsoft in Malaysia
Microsoft Malaysia's new managing director Carlos Lacerda tells DNA that his No 1 concern is building capacity and capability in his team so that the subsidiary can not only contribute to the country's transformation agenda, but tap the opportunities as well.
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