Dan'l Lewin, VP of Strategic and Emerging Business Development for Microsoft, talks to the recipients of the Microsoft Imagine Cup Award about kick-starting ideas and seeing their plans become a reality.
Microsoft Imagine Cup Award Recipients
Moderator: Dan'l Lewin, Corporate VP, Strategic & Emerging Business Development - Microsoft
Dan'l Lewin is a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, leading the company’s work in civic tech, campaign technologies and academic outreach, which promotes the work of scholars leading the dialogue on technology policy issues. Previously, he led Microsoft’s global engagement with startups and venture capitalists and business relationships with strategic industry partners. Lewin has executive and site responsibility for the company's operations in Silicon Valley, which currently employ more than 2,000 people.
Imagine Cup Grant winner Hon Weng Chong details the challenges in developing StethoCloud, a digital stethoscope and low-cost diagnostic tool, which included finding backers that were willing to take a risk.