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How Brad Smith evolved Microsoft"s legal team

Microsoft has a legal team of about 1,500 people, but only a third of those are lawyers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2019

Major tech firms have a "fundamental responsibility" to protect US elections, Microsoft"s president says

Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto via Getty Images The tech industry should work harder to defend US voters, campaigns, and the electoral process, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Saturday, according to CNBC. Tech companies have "fund.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 16th, 2020

Tech companies won"t wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft"s president says

Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 13th, 2019

Microsoft"s Brad Smith: "Any step that puts Dreamers at risk can put all of us at risk"

Microsoft President Brad Smith said the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was “but one more step in a long and winding road.” The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

Microsoft took a subtle dig at Apple"s controversial App Store rules as the iPhone maker is getting hit with 2 antitrust probes (MSFT, AAPL)

Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images Microsoft's Brad Smith said it's time for regulators to have a "more focused" discussion about how app stores are governed and whether they .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2020

These are Microsoft President Brad Smith"s top tech policy priorities for the 2020s

Sustainability tops Microsoft President Brad Smith and communications manager Carol Ann Browne’s list of the top 10 policy issues the technology sector must face in the decade ahead. Smith, the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2019 Executive of the Ye.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2019

These are Microsoft President Brad Smith"s the top tech policy priorities for the 2020s

Sustainability tops Microsoft President Brad Smith and communications manager Carol Ann Browne’s list of the top 10 policy issues the technology sector must face in the decade ahead. Smith, the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2019 Executive of the Ye.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

Here"s how Microsoft"s Brad Smith perfected the art of public speaking

“He's very focused on, you know, I'm speaking to a particular audience. How do I pitch this or discuss this in a way that will appeal to this audience and how do I localize it?”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2019

After 10,000 hours of public speaking, Microsoft"s Brad Smith has it down

“He's very focused on, you know, I'm speaking to a particular audience. How do I pitch this or discuss this in a way that will appeal to this audience and how do I localize it?”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2019

How Microsoft"s Brad Smith became the conscience of an industry

Smith has become an important voice on some of the most salient issues facing the Puget Sound region, Washington state and the nation — from transportation to affordable housing to education. He is the Business Journal's 2019 Executive of the Year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

Microsoft"s Brad Smith: Ultra-high-speed rail a "fundamental opportunity for the region"

Former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire said Brad Smith reinvigorated the idea of the Cascadia Corridor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2019

Microsoft president Brad Smith predicts AI will be as transformative to society as the combustion engine over the next 3 decades

Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto via Getty Images Microsoft president Brad Smith spoke about the societal implications of tech at the Web Summit c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

The cloud has spurred Seattle"s growth, Microsoft president says

Microsoft President Brad Smith spoke on what is means for Seattle to grow in an indisputable age of technology at the Business Journal's Grow Seattle Conference......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

Microsoft president wants greater regulation of the tech industry

Brad Smith, 60, appea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Microsoft President Says ‘Hipster Antitrust’ Is Coming

The times are a-changing, Brad Smith said at Fortune's CEO Initiative. Brad Smith was general counsel of Microsoft when the company was locked in epic regulatory battles with the U.S. and European govern.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 11th, 2019

After New Zealand Massacre Video Posting, Microsoft President Says Tech Industry Needs a ‘Major Event’ Protocol

Microsoft President Brad Smith wants companies to ha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 25th, 2019

Microsoft President Brad Smith: "Try to see yourself as ugly as the rest of world sees you"

Microsoft's humility and ability to recognize its shortcoming, Smith said, has in the past been the secret to its resilience. The company's latest controversy concerns its treatment of women......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Microsoft President: Facial Recognition Technology Needs Government Regulation

"Facial recognition technology raises issues that go to the heart of fundamental human rights." Microsoft President Brad Smith wants the government to regulate the us.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 13th, 2018

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy Microsoft’s chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 14th, 2018

AI Weekly: How to regulate facial recognition to preserve freedom - VentureBeat

VentureBeatAI Weekly: How to regulate facial recognition to preserve freedomVentureBeatToday Microsoft president Brad Smith called for federal regulation of facial recognition software. “In a democratic republic, the.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 14th, 2018

40 Under 40: PayScale general counsel Jessica Nguyen builds legal department from scratch

Nguyen spent almost four years at Microsoft as an attorney with the company’s Office legal team. She also worked at tax compliance software startup Avalara and digital marketing startup Hibu......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018