President and Chief Legal Officer, MicrosoftBrad Smith is responsible for Microsoft's corporate, external and legal affairs. Smith plays a key role in leading the company's work on privacy and security. He is also Microsoft's Chief Compliance Officer. He has played a leading role within Microsoft and in the IT sector on government surveillance, privacy, intellectual property, immigration and computer science education policy issues. As the senior executive responsible for ensuring Microsoft fulfills its corporate responsibilities, he has helped the company achieve its consistent ranking in the top 2 percent of the S&P 500 for corporate governance scores.