solidworks world 2009 special guest richard branson(will somebody please give me a decent drumroll. I mean seriously, let’s do this proper-like. )

The SolidWorks World 2009 mystery guest… that is no longer a mystery… but very much a guest… that you will now find out about IS…

The world record attempting…

The billionaire extraordinaire…

Richard Branson!!

Matthew West from SolidWorks made the announcement minutes ago on Twitter.

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, best known for his Virgin brand of over 360 companies…Richard Branson is the 245th richest person according to Forbes’ 2008 list of billionaires as he has an estimated net worth of approximately $2.8 billion USD.Wikipedia

solidworks world 2009 special guest

When will he speak?
He’ll be speaking in the general session on [Monday morning] Feb. 9, 2009, which begins at 8:30 a.m. EST. Via Matthew West’s Blog

Did you guess right? did you even suspect. Is this even more reason for you to go?


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