Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research Redmond
Fellow of ACM
The Pipeline from Computing Research to Surprising Inventions
One of the most exciting aspects of computer science is that the results of basic research so often end up being applied in completely unexpected ways. At Microsoft Research, we actively seek out these surprising outcomes, by building a pipeline that connects long-term, blue-sky research to technological innovations. This talk will delve into the details of three examples, one each in the areas of entertainment, cloud computing, and personal productivity.