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Francis deSouza

President & CEO of Illumina; Leader in Genomic Sequencing

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Francis deSouza Biography

Francis deSouza was appointed President & CEO of Illumina in 2016 and is responsible for directing all aspects of company strategy, planning, and operations. He initially joined the company as President in 2013, and led Illumina’s business units and core functions responsible for envisioning, developing and producing the company’s products.

Previously, deSouza served as President of Products and Services at Symantec Corporation, where he was responsible for driving the vision for the company’s market-leading portfolio and served in a variety of executive roles. He joined Symantec through the acquisition of IMlogic, where he was co-founder and CEO.

Prior to joining IMlogic, deSouza was co-founder and CEO of Flash Communications, a provider of corporate instant messaging that was acquired by Microsoft. Following the acquisition, he joined Microsoft and led the team responsible for the development of the company’s enterprise real-time collaboration offerings. Named one of Fortune’s 2018 Top Businesspersons of the Year, deSouza serves on The Walt Disney Company board.

Francis DeSouza received a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Francis deSouza for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Francis deSouza, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Francis deSouza or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Francis deSouza

    Speaking fees for Francis deSouza, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Francis deSouza are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Francis deSouza, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Francis deSouza speak about?

    Francis deSouza is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Business Growth, Business Leaders, Executive Leaders, Leadership Speakers, Science and Engineering, Science and Technology, Technology Speakers.
  • Where does Francis deSouza travel from?

    Francis deSouza generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Francis deSouza’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Francis deSouza for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Francis deSouza for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Francis deSouza or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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President & CEO of Illumina; Leader in Genomic Sequencing

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Francis deSouza Biography

Francis deSouza was appointed President & CEO of Illumina in 2016 and is responsible for directing all aspects of company strategy, planning, and operations. He initially joined the company as President in 2013, and led Illumina’s business units and core functions responsible for envisioning, developing and producing the company’s products.

Previously, deSouza served as President of Products and Services at Symantec Corporation, where he was responsible for driving the vision for the company’s market-leading portfolio and served in a variety of executive roles. He joined Symantec through the acquisition of IMlogic, where he was co-founder and CEO.

Prior to joining IMlogic, deSouza was co-founder and CEO of Flash Communications, a provider of corporate instant messaging that was acquired by Microsoft. Following the acquisition, he joined Microsoft and led the team responsible for the development of the company’s enterprise real-time collaboration offerings. Named one of Fortune’s 2018 Top Businesspersons of the Year, deSouza serves on The Walt Disney Company board.

Francis DeSouza received a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Francis deSouza Videos

  • SPARK 2021 Opening Remarks from Illumina CEO Francis deSouza
    Illumina CEO Francis deSouza's opening remarks for SPARK 2021.SPARK, presented by Illumina,
  • Illumina CEO Francis DeSouza: Seeing Big Growth In Genomic
    Francis deSouza, Illumina president and CEO, talks about what's driving the company's growth and the unveiling of its $20000 desktop sequencer.
  • A conversation with Illumina's President and CEO, Francis deSouza
    Illumina's President and CEO gives a one-on-one interview about his new role with Illumina.

FAQs on booking Francis deSouza

  • How do I book Francis deSouza to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Francis deSouza for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Francis deSouza, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Francis deSouza or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Francis deSouza

    Speaking fees for Francis deSouza, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Francis deSouza are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Francis deSouza, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Francis deSouza speak about?

    Francis deSouza is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Business Growth, Business Leaders, Executive Leaders, Leadership Speakers, Science and Engineering, Science and Technology, Technology Speakers.
  • Where does Francis deSouza travel from?

    Francis deSouza generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Francis deSouza’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Francis deSouza for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Francis deSouza for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Francis deSouza or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Francis deSouza is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Francis deSouza for your event is available upon request. Francis deSouza generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Toby Cosgrove, Ray Kurzweil, Jack Choi, Peter Diamandis and Tal Golesworthy. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Francis deSouza for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Francis deSouza Speaker Videos

  • SPARK 2021 Opening Remarks from Illumina CEO Francis deSouza
    Illumina CEO Francis deSouza's opening remarks for SPARK 2021.SPARK, presented by Illumina,
    Illumina CEO Francis DeSouza: Seeing Big Growth In Genomic
    Francis deSouza, Illumina president and CEO, talks about what's driving the company's growth and the unveiling of its $20000 desktop sequencer.
  • A conversation with Illumina's President and CEO, Francis deSouza
    Illumina's President and CEO gives a one-on-one interview about his new role with Illumina.
    BUSINESS FORUM | Big Data and Genomics
    Next-generation genomics can be described as the combination of sequencing technologies and big data analytics.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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