Nicholas Gregg Brown
Gregg Brown has 22 years of experience working with enterprise-level information technology, including leading venture funded startups and eight years with IBM. He is currently a Senior Director, Strategy for the Microsoft Corporate Standards Group where he leads a team focused on technology and process standards for privacy, security, transparency, and compliance for cloud technology and mobile devices. Gregg focuses on the interaction of new technology, policy and regulation, with recent attention to GDPR, de-identification technology, and machine learning.
Gregg has led teams to provide technology policy and strategy guidance to Microsoft’s worldwide team of Government Affairs professionals, and to advise Microsoft product teams on cross-company use of emerging standards. Gregg joined the Interoperability Group from the Microsoft Windows team where he was the Lead Program Manager in the Digital Document group where he was responsible for the definition and delivery of all Windows technologies relating to the XPS and Open Packaging Conventions Standards. He first joined Microsoft in 2003 to work on electronic publishing. Prior to that, Gregg led the Document Server program at Adobe Systems and managed the relationship between Adobe and SAP. Gregg has a degree in Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.