Lorenzo Madrid

Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation

Lorenzo Madrid is the Worldwide Managing Director – Traffic & Public Transportation at Microsoft. With more than 30 years of worldwide experience in the IT industry, Madrid advises governments on proven technology strategies to transform citizen services and shape more connected and efficient government systems.

Madrid joined Microsoft in 2003 as the Public Sector Director for Brazil, and thereafter moved to the USA to become Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officer for the Latin America Region. In 2007 he was appointed as the Worldwide Director for the Government Interoperability Initiative. In early 2010, he became the Senior Director for WW Technology Office Strategy and in 2012 was appointed Managing Director for Traffic & Public Transportation.

Madrid holds a BSc in engineering from the Polytechnic School - University of São Paulo, where he also completed his MSc work in Calculus. He has published three books and several articles about the impact of technology on society.