Brad Smith

President & Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft Corporation

Brad Smith

Brad Smith

President & Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft Corporation

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Career Highlights

TechNet
Microsoft Corporation
Kids in Need of Defense

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Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1959

Age

61

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Co-Founder at Trilogy International Partners, Inc.

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Treasurer & Director at Kids in Need of Defense

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Netflix, Inc.

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Venture Partner-Enterprise at Lightspeed Management Co. LLC

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Chief Executive Officer, Director at Microsoft Corporation

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Founder at Jolie-Pitt Foundation

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Kraft Foods Group, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Wells Fargo & Co.

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Partner at Greylock Partners

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Corporate Secretary at NanoString Technologies, Inc.

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President & Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft Corporation
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Corporate Secretary at NanoString Technologies, Inc.

NanoString Technologies, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of instrument and services for profiling of genes and proteins from tissue sample. It offers GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler, nCounter Systems, analysis solutions, gene expression panels, Vantage 3D Assays, miRNA Assays, custom solutions, and Sample Prep and nCounter Consumables. The company was founded by Amber Ratcliffe, Krassen Dimitrov, and Dwayne Dunaway on June 20, 2003 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Education
Attendee
Class of 1977
JD

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Graduate

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement, abbreviated to IHEID) is a small postgraduate university located in Geneva, Switzerland. In academic and professional circles, the Graduate Institute is considered one of Europe's most prestigious institutions.

Career History
Partner
Prior

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Lecturer
Prior

The Hague Academy of International Law is a center for high-level education in both public and private international law housed in the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands. Courses are taught in English and French and, except for External Programme Courses, are held in the Peace Palace.

President & Chief Legal Officer
1993 - Current

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Netflix, Inc. is a streaming entertainment service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Co-Chairman
Current

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) was founded by Microsoft Corp. and actress Angelina Jolie with the mission of providing legal counsel to unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children in the United States, and ensuring that they are treated fairly and compassionately in our immigration system. KIND's innovative pro bono network of law firms, corporate law departments, and non-governmental organizations is committed to serving unaccompanied immigrant children in many areas of the country where the need is greatest, including Los Angeles, Seattle, Houston, and the Northeast corridor of the U.S.

Board Member
Current

Washington Roundtable works to affect positive change on public policy issues that are most important to supporting state economic vitality and fostering opportunity. Its work includes sharing news and analysing policy developments. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Second Vice Chairman
Current

Ignite powerful and rewarding philanthropy to make greater Seattle a strong, vibrant community.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K +
2018

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) was founded by Microsoft Corp. and actress Angelina Jolie with the mission of providing legal counsel to unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children in the United States, and ensuring that they are treated fairly and compassionately in our immigration system. KIND's innovative pro bono network of law firms, corporate law departments, and non-governmental organizations is committed to serving unaccompanied immigrant children in many areas of the country where the need is greatest, including Los Angeles, Seattle, Houston, and the Northeast corridor of the U.S.

$50K +
2017

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) was founded by Microsoft Corp. and actress Angelina Jolie with the mission of providing legal counsel to unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children in the United States, and ensuring that they are treated fairly and compassionately in our immigration system. KIND's innovative pro bono network of law firms, corporate law departments, and non-governmental organizations is committed to serving unaccompanied immigrant children in many areas of the country where the need is greatest, including Los Angeles, Seattle, Houston, and the Northeast corridor of the U.S.

$10K - $25K
2017

Young Women's Christian Association of Seattle offers housing, emergency, employment, and health and youth programs. It provides services and advocacy programs to create real change for women, girls, and marginalized communities. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Political Donations
$2,800
2019

Representative from Georgia's 9th Congressional District

$5,600
2019

Representative from Georgia's 9th Congressional District

$2,800
2019
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Events
Speaker
2018 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

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