Be the First to Show Viewers the Latest and Greatest from Microsofts Internet Explorer 9
Senior Director Internet Explorer, Microsoft Corp www.beautyoftheweb.com
The number one thing people do on their computers is go online and the browser space has never had more competition that it does today. Almost 60% of people worldwide use Internet Explorer as their browser of choice and theres a new version on the way. Competition from Chrome and Firefox is fierce but Internet Explorer 9 is being met with excitement, having been downloaded over 25 million times since the beta version released in September.
The average consumer is now spending more than four hours every day on their PC and half that time on their browser, making it more important than ever to provide a gateway to everything people want to do the web! Microsoft knows that improving the browser and more importantly improving the web itself is a big bet and thats why with this new release, theyve worked with developers and partners at companies like Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Gilt and Groupon to create amazing new experiences via Internet Explorer 9 that make peoples everyday experiences on the web even better.
Ryan Gavin, senior director of Internet Explorer, will show viewers how Internet Explorer 9 is changing the way people experience the internet and the incredible partner and developer momentum Microsoft is experiencing with the browser. Examples of this incredible momentum include:
New Partners like Amazon, Gilt Groupe, LiveStrong, Huffington Post and Twitter. Integration with Internet Explorer 9 has enabled these companies to provide an engaging online experience with a web page that feels as rich and full as applications on the desktop.
A remarkable 25 Million downloads of Internet Explorer 9 Beta since September.
LiveStrong, a Microsoft partner, found that users of Internet Explorer 9 viewed more pages on the companys site than those using other browsers and were forty percent more likely to return.
As the Internet Explorer business lead, Ryan Gavin drives Microsofts Internet Explorer product management and marketing efforts globally. Specifically, he works on the development and implementation of the product strategy behind Internet Explorer, using customer feedback to shape the technologies and services associated with the Web. Internet Explorer is the worlds most popular Web browser, and the most recent version, Internet Explorer 8, has been one of the most successful browsers of all time with more people choosing to use Internet Explorer 8 than any other browser in the world.