Bradford L. Smith

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

Leads Microsoft’s 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. Joined Microsoft in 1993 and became general counsel in 2002. Formerly a partner at Covington & Burling. Princeton international relations and economics. Columbia University School of Law. Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. Chair of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Co-Chair of Kids in Need of Defense. Board Member of Business Software Alliance. Member of Princeton Global Leadership Committee.