Ramez Naam is a computer scientist, futurist, and award-winning author.
Naam spent 13 years at Microsoft, where he led teams developing early versions of Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, and the Bing search engine. His career has focused on bringing advanced collaboration, communication, and information retrieval capabilities to nearly one billion people around the world; and took him to the role of partner and Director of Program Management within Microsoft, with teams working on technologies such as machine-learning, search, massive scale services, and artificial intelligence.
Naam founded and ran Apex NanoTechnologies, a company devoted entirely to software tools to accelerate molecular design. He holds 19 patents related to search engines, information retrieval, web browsing, artificial intelligence, and machine-learning.
Born in Egypt, Naam currently lives in Seattle, Washington.
Group Program Manager, Live Search Algorithmic Infrastructure
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