Kevin Scott’s 20-year career in technology spans both academia and industry as researcher, engineer and leader. As the executive vice president and chief technology officer of Microsoft, Scott drives the company’s technical vision forward, and is passionate about creating technologies that benefit everyone. He also focuses his time on helping to make Microsoft an exceptional place to work and learn.
Scott is an adviser to several Silicon Valley startups, a co-inventor on several patents, an active angel investor, the founder of the non-profit organization Behind the Tech, a member of the Anita Borg Institute’s Board of Trustees and a trustee of The Scott Foundation. He also serves on the Advisory Council for Stanford University’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (Stanford HAI) and the Leadership Council for Harvard’s Technology for Public Purpose (TAPP) program.
A recipient of a Google Founder’s Award, Scott received an Intel Ph.D. Fellowship and an ACM Recognition of Service award.