André de Aragão Azevedo

Secretary of State for Digital Transition (Portugal)

André de Aragão Azevedo

Secretary of State for Digital Transition (Portugal)

Biography

Born in Lisbon in 1972, André de Aragão Azevedo has a law degree by the Classic University of Lisbon, is married and has three children. He traveled to Macau in 1995 where he worked as a Lawyer and Legal Consultant, supporting the pre and post phase of the transition from Macao to Administration Chinese. In 2005 he returned to Portugal to work in the Assembly of the Republic, as parliamentary advisor to the Committees on Constitutional Affairs, Business Foreigners and Ethics.

Between 2008 and 2011, he integrates the Ministry of Health with the functions of Chief of Office of the Secretary of State for Health. In 2012, he joined Microsoft Portugal with commercial management functions in the Public Sector and in 2017 he becomes an administrator with the responsibility of promoting the use of technologies as a transformation factor of organizations. He was in charge of coordinating the technological training plan of the ecosystem of startups and research centers based on cloud services, as well as the digital empowerment of citizens and professionals throughout their cycle of life.

Keynote Title: National Strategy for Digital Transition of Smart Cities

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