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Meet the Author: Kevin Scott

Author Bio and Details

As executive vice president and chief technology officer of Microsoft, Kevin Scott’s 20-year career in technology spans both academia and industry as researcher, engineer and leader. Prior to joining Microsoft, Scott was senior vice president of engineering and operations at LinkedIn, where he helped build the technology and engineering team and led the company through an IPO and six years of rapid growth. Scott is the host of the podcast Behind the Tech, which features interviews with technology heroes who have helped create the tech industry of today.

Scott holds an M.S. in computer science from Wake Forest University, a B.S. in computer science from Lynchburg College, and completed most of his Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Virginia.

Books by Kevin Scott

Reprogramming the American Dream

From Rural America to Silicon Valley—Making AI Serve Us All

Book cover image: Reprogramming the American Dream: From Rural America to Silicon Valley—Making AI Serve Us All | #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller

In this essential book written by a rural native and Silicon Valley veteran, Microsoft’s Chief technology officer tackles one of the most critical issues facing society today: the future of artificial intelligence and how it can be realistically used to promote growth, even in a shifting employment landscape.  More »