Lorenzo Madrid

Lorenzo Madrid

Senior Director - ICT & Smart Cities, Astros Systems Inc., Bethesda, USA

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Mr. Madrid is expert with extensive International experience in information technologies with more than 35 years of experience in the public and private sectors. He worked over ten years at Microsoft, overseeing the development and implementation of projects for Governments in various countries. In addition, he worked for 15 years as a partner of several leading software companies. He also served as CIO at the Secretary of Education in São Paulo – Brazil.

With extensive experience in defining public policies, Mr. Madrid is recognized by academic institutions for his work in Governance, public value and public policies to promote economic and social development. Mr. Madrid is a "Fellow Member" at the Centre of Technology in Government – State University of New York. Mr. Madrid was also a member of United Nations ICEGOV Advisory Board and lecturer at the Lee Kwan Yew School in Singapore, the School of Business in Dubai, and at FIA-Management Institute at the University of São Paulo. During his career he worked as a consultant for several Governments, in the areas of eGov, citizen services, intelligent city infrastructures and defining public policies for social and economic development. Mr. Madrid has published several books and articles as well as being Key Note Speaker in countless conferences and events.