Bradford L. Smith

Bradford L. Smith
  • Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation, USA

Degree in Int'l Relations and Economics, Princeton; Columbia Univ. School of Law; Graduate Institute of Int'l Studies, Geneva. Former Partner, Covington & Burling. 1993, joined Microsoft; since 2002, General Counsel; leads legal work, intellectual property portfolio, patent licensing business, government affairs, public policy, corporate citizenship, philanthropic work, and serves as corporate secretary and chief compliance officer. Plays leading role on government surveillance, privacy, intellectual property, immigration, and computer science education policy issues. Chair, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Co-Chair, Kids in Need of Defense. Board Member, Business Software Alliance. Member, Princeton Global Leadership Committee.