Microsoft President Brad Smith '84 will return to campus this fall as part of the Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series. Smith will speak about his new book, "Tools and Weapons: The Promise and Peril of the Digital Age" in conversation with Professor Tim Wu.
About Brad Smith ‘84
Brad Smith is the president of Microsoft, where he leads a team of more than 1,400 business, legal and corporate affairs professionals in 56 countries. He serves as the company’s chief legal officer and leads work on a wide range of issues involving the intersection between technology and society, including cybersecurity, privacy, ethics and artificial intelligence, human rights, immigration, philanthropy and environmental sustainability. Described by the New York Times as “a de facto ambassador for the technology industry at large,” Smith has testified numerous times before the U.S. Congress and other governments on key policy issues.