Jay Srage, president of MEA and SEA at
Imagine a smartphone. This one knows where you are, what you're looking at and what you like and don't like. It can suggest where to have dinner or list the best shopping venues around simply by pointing it at a street. Actually, it's just like a portable mini-computer with superior sound, video, graphics and GPS.
Offering a sneak peak into the future, Jay Srage, president of MEA and SEA at
"It should know what you like and what's around you, and it makes the bridge between that," says Srage. "We are forecasting that 3 billion smartphones are going to ship in 2015, so the growth of the smartphones market is still going to be double-digit over the next five years.
This is good news for
From 2000 and 2005, the global market for smartphones grew rapidly. In the years that followed, the
"It was very challenging because companies were going through drastic measures to save costs and we were here starting a new office, but we manoeuvered through that crisis quite well," said Srage. "When the crisis passed we were part of the regional ecosystem in MEA."
After the technology company merged its MEA and
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