Flavio Calonge

Health and Social Services Industry Director for Microsoft Latin America and the Caribbean
​Flavio Calonge is the Health and Social Services Industry Director for Microsoft Latin America and the Caribbean under the Public Sector segment and he is the strategist behind Latin America and the Caribbean Government vertical. His work includes guiding the business, technical and architectural structure of Microsoft’s offerings in the Health Industry.  He has the honor to act as a trusted strategic advisor to national, regional and local government leaders as well as customer and partners, helping them create an ICT environment that supports their individual policy agendas and support their citizens and businesses.
In Microsoft since 2000, he has held several positions in the Caribbean region until June 2007 were one of his most important achievements was the trust built with partners in the region where Microsoft grew from having 15 partners in 2000 to 30 managed and 120 unmanaged partners in 2006. During this period, he also successfully organized several Annual Partners Conference and also regularly brought partners and customers to Executive Briefings’ days in Fort Lauderdale, FL (Microsoft LATAM HQ) which included official members of several and different Public Sector organizations from the region.
Prior to Microsoft, he was Managing Director and Sales and Marketing Manager of EC International, serving Latin America region in market development for specialized and emerging solutions and opening markets to new technologies and products. In the IT industry since 1986, Flavio has a vast experience in in the Latin America and the Caribbean in strategy, sales and marketing specialized in ICT applied to business needs.
Involved in the ICT and internet since 1993, he participated as speaker in the following events:
  • Comdex with the topic: Will your business survive the internet?, Miami, 1996
    First ICT & TOURISM Event, Lima – Sept 2009
  • IX encuentro Ibero-American event of Digital Cities, Veracruz, Mexico – Oct 2009
  • IDB, First Session of the Latin America and Caribbean Experts Network in the
  • Managing for development results ( (RELAC-GpRD), Medellín, Colombia - Nov
  • 2009
  • BID-FOMIN event in the V Annual Cluster of Sustainable Tourism meeting, Buga Colombia - Mar 2010
  • Governemnt event in Valle del Cauca, Colombia – Aug 2010
  • OAS Civil Registry event , Granada – Sep 2010
  • Government Citizen Services event, Panamá - Oct 2010 
 “There is virtually no possibility of becoming bored in the dynamic ICT industry due to its constant change, improving and impacting every day people’s life, and national, regional and local are at the center of this unique opportunity”