Ramez Naam is a computer scientist, former Microsoft Executive, and the award-winning author of five books, including the Nexus series of science fiction novels and the non-fiction The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet, which charts a course to innovate our way past challenges in energy, food, water, and climate.
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  • Ramez spent 13 years at Microsoft, where he played leadership roles on early versions of Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Bing, leading teams working on machine learning, information retrieval, and internet scale systems.

  • Ramez speaks around the world on innovation, exponential technology, and solutions in climate and energy. He teaches at Singularity University at NASA Ames.

  • His work has appeared in or been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Atlantic, Slate, Business Week, Discover, Wired, and Scientific American.