Ramez Naam


Computer Scientist & Author

Ramez Naam is a computer scientist and author. He spent 13 years at Microsoft where he played leadership roles in the development of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and the Bing search engine. He?s the author of More Than Human : Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement, for which he won the H.G. Wells Award. He?s currently at work on his next book, The Infinite Resource : Growing Prosperity on a Finite Planet.



Sunday, October 16

Ignite: CIW

Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have an idea?and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd.
Speakers: Ben Milne, Teresa Valdez Klein, Ramez Naam, Kathryn Born, Katherine Darnstadt, John Rood, Adrian Holovaty, Brady Forrest
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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