Ed Doran Ph.D.

Senior Director
Microsoft

Ed is a frequent speaker, advisor, and technology leader from Microsoft. Ed joined Microsoft Research from the Cortana team where he co-founded the product, lead product planning, and lead some targeted AI innovation and ecosystem projects (e.g. ambient "smart" home, connected and intelligent cars, modern productivity in the enterprise, new intelligent devices). Prior to Microsoft, Ed lead insight strategy teams for Yahoo!, helping build new products and better businesses across search, browse, rich media, and ecommerce. And even before that, Ed lead market research, user research, business intelligence, and management consulting teams focused on applying research to make the organization smarter and better.

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