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Dell Inc. CEO Michael Dell to Speak at Annual Future in Review Conference

Global Thought Leaders Converge to Work on Solving Some of the World's Challenges in Real-Time

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/31/14 -- Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Inc., will be featured in a Centerpiece Conversation at the 12th annual SNS Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference, May 21-23, 2014. This will be Dell's third appearance at the annual technology and economic conference, described by the Economist as "the best technology conference in the world."

Michael Dell founded Dell Inc. with $1,000 in 1984, at the age of 19. Notably quoted as saying that "technology is about enabling human potential," Dell's vision of how technology should be designed, manufactured, and sold forever changed the IT industry. In 1992, Dell became the youngest CEO ever to earn a ranking on the Fortune 500. He recently succeeded in taking the company private, in pursuit of longer-term goals.

Today, Dell Inc. comprises more than 100,000 team members who serve the IT needs of global corporations, small and medium businesses, governments, healthcare providers, educational institutions, and home computing users. From PCs to the infrastructure, software, and services that power the world's most complex data centers and cloud computing environments, Dell Inc.'s broad range of IT services and solutions has helped millions of customers around the world achieve the outcomes that are most important to them.

"I consider Michael Dell to be one of the greatest entrepreneurs of this century. I am delighted that he will be joining us for FiRe 2014, and I look forward to learning more about his plans for the company and the industry," said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and CEO of the Strategic News Service.

Future in Review is a gathering of world-class thought leaders, convened each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy, and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe's collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community. Now in its 12th year, FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California.

To register for FiRe 2014, and to see bios of the speakers and participants at FiRe 2013, go to www.futureinreview.com.

Strategic News Service was founded by Mark Anderson in 1995 as the first subscription-based online news service. Since its inception, SNS has proven the most accurate predictive report covering technology and the global economy. Its subscribers include top managers at technology and finance companies across the globe, including Oracle, Microsoft, Dell, HP, Cisco, Intel, Google, British Telecom, SpaceX, Amazon, Telstra, and others.

SNS has been operating the annual FiRe conference since 2003. FiRe exposes world experts and participants to new ideas, and conversations about them, producing an accurate portrait of the future; and focuses on creating technology solutions to current local and global problems. FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California. For more information and to register, go to www.futureinreview.com.

Future in Review™ is a Strategic News Service™ conference. Future in Review and Strategic News Service (SNS) are registered international trademarks. The "SNS Global Report" is the most accurate publicly ranked predictive newsletter in computing and communications.

Websites: www.stratnews.com, www.futureinreview.com

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