Ross Smith

Microsoft

Ross Smith

Microsoft

Biography

Ross is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and blogger. Author of The Practical Guide to Defect Prevention and holds eight patents.

Developed 42projects which focuses on management innovation, trust, and the application of games at work. He has been a frequent speaker at the Serious Games Summit, Serious Play, and the Gamification Summit – and works with teams inside and outside Microsoft on deploying games in the workplace, including the Windows Language Quality game.

He is a member of the Leadership Council for the Anita Borg Institute and is of “gender partner” discussions at the IEEE Women in Technology and National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) Summit and TechCrunch. Work with iUrbanTeen and Native Americans at Microsoft.

To help develop the next generation’s interest in STEM, he works with Skype in the Classroom program events like this recent day at Microsoft . He was invited to the White House for discussion on women in STEM. Keynote speaker for the ARTBA’s Transovation 2014. The work of his teams have been mentioned in Forbes, The Economist, the Wall Street Journal, PSFK, the American Journal of Play, Harvard Business Review, and the London School of Business. He is a blogger for SHRM and has worked on Skype Translator.