LaSean Smith

Design / Engineering

LaSean Smith
GM at Microsoft

LaSean is a seasoned technology executive that has worked on both enterprise products and some of the largest consumer technology products in the world. He’s worked as a management consultant at Deloitte where he served clients that included Cablevision, Electronic Arts, Sony, T-Mobile, Target, TOMS Shoes and Warner Brothers Studios. He currently works at Microsoft as a Partner Group Program Manager in the Mixed Reality at Work team. In that role he focuses on connecting embedded cameras and environmental sensors with cloud services. This combination of applied artificial intelligence, computer vision and IoT devices enables business process automation for the physical world. The broader goal is to leverage frontier technology to help launch and grow new businesses inside of Microsoft. LaSean holds a B.S. from SIUC, an M.Ed. in Media & Computers from Arizona State University and an MBA from Georgetown University. He’s been fortunate to help launch products that have found their way into the hands of millions of people. His quest continues to fill the world with fresh ideas, new sounds, bold images, and captivating experiences. LaSean loves storytelling and teaches 3D animation production workshops outside of work to help people tell visual stories