Kevin Scott is executive vice president and chief technology officer of Microsoft, and has held executive and engineering positions at LinkedIn and Google. He has received a Google Founder’s Award, and Intel PhD Fellowship, and an ACM Recognition of Service Award. He is an advisor to several Silicon Valley startups, and active angel investor, the founder of the nonprofit organization Behind the Tech, and an emeritus trustee of the Anita Borg Institute. Scott holds an MS in computer science from Wake Forest University, a BS in computer science from Lynchburg College, and completed most of his PhD in computer science at the University of Virginia. A native of rural Virginia, he lives in Los Gatos, California.