Representation of Silicon Valley opened on the EXPO
The exhibition corner of Silicon Valley has been prepared at the request of the Prime minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev by national infocommunication holding " Zerde ", the correspondent of BNews.kz reported.
The minister of information and communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev, the chairman of the board of JSC National Infocommunication Holding Zerde Asel Zhiyenbayeva, the director of representative office "Cisco Systems Netherlands Holdings B.V. in Kazakhstan" Dmitry Schuster, the managing director of SAP in Kazakhstan Maxim Lamskov, the head of office of MasterCard in Kazakhstan Geniyat Isin have participated in the ceremony of opening.
"I want to thank our partners for work which they do together with Zerde holding. After the visit of the Prime minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev to the USA, to Silicon Valley, we have received a direct assignment to organize a corner of Silicon Valley. The question of digitalization of economy and the country in general is very important for us. The head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev also gave an assignment to adopt the state program "Digital Kazakhstan". Within these instructions we are glad to present the corner of Silicon Valley which has opened today," Abayev said in the welcome speech.
The project is carried out in cooperation with the Cisco, SAP, ORACLE, Master Card companies within the agreement on opening of representation of Kazakhstan in Silicon Valley.
"For us it is the platform for studying of the hidden best technologies, and respectively to show how Kazakhstan is aimed at transition to digital economy and to technological modernization. We have invited the best world companies, startups for display of the decisions that Kazakhstan citizens have seen how our country will pass to digital economy," the chairman of the board of Zerde holding Asel Zhiyenbayeva told.
The main objective of a corner of Silicon Valley in Kazakhstan consists in demonstration of the decision of the partners of Zerde in digitalization of economy, and also the practician applied abroad in various spheres of economy. After the end of the exhibition the corner of Silicon Valley will continue the work. On its platform global various startups will be presented.
We will remind, in April, 2017 the Prime minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev at the request of the Head of state has met in the USA representatives of the companies of world innovative leaders and has discussed with them possibilities of joint cooperation within the Third modernization of economy of Kazakhstan.