Ramez Naam is Partner, Group Program Manager, Live Search Relevance and Search Platform. Heâ€™s responsible for the relevance of search results and the underlying index and platform that supports them. Ramez joined Microsoft in 1995, and has worked on Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Heâ€™s also the author of a nonfiction book on biotechnology: More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement (Broadway/Random House, March 2005). Outside of work he enjoys writing, hiking, and snowboarding.
Previously Ramez was the CEO of Apex Nanotechnologies.