What you need to know
- Microsoft President Brad Smith shared thoughts on the U.S. presidential election.
- The post focuses on the importance of technology in modern times.
- Smith discusses working across party lines to "build new bridges."
Microsoft President Brad Smith shared thoughts on the U.S. presidential election over the weekend. The post addresses three areas; congratulating President-Elect Joe Biden, discussing the importance of technology in modern times, and working across party lines to "build new bridges."
Smith starts off by reiterating sentiments shared by Microsoft when congratulating President Trump on his election four years ago.
Smith then extends his congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, stating,
Smith then focuses on several key ways that technology is essential in modern times. He explains that "Broadband has become the electricity of the 21st century," discusses how investing in digital skills is essential, and states that "technology innovation needs to create more business opportunities for every part of the economy as well as ushering in a new era for enhanced public sector services and efficiencies."
His post also goes over how technology plays an important role in protecting the democratic process and protecting people's privacy.
Smith concludes his remarks by talking about how there are opportunities to build bridges and to work across party lines.
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