Stefan Weitz, Senior Director of Search, Microsoft
Stefan Weitz is charged with working with people and organizations across the industry to promote and improve Search technologies. While focused on Microsoft’s product line, he works across the industry to understand searcher behavior, academic developments, and innovations from all over and, in his role as an evangelist for Search, gathers and distills feedback to drive product improvements.
Weitz has been writing code since he was 8 years old and is fluent in hardware and software architecture, trends, and potentials. Weitz is a huge gadget ‘junkie’ and can often be found in electronics shops across the world looking for the elusive perfect piece of tech. He also serves on advisory boards for many startups ranging from biometrics to advertising and is an active Angel investor.