European Digtal WeekInternational Conference on Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructures and Smart Buildings

Lorenzo Madrid

Speaker at International Conference on Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructures and Smart Buildings

President at Smart City Business Institute, USA

Lorenzo Madrid has more than 30 years of work experience in the public and private sectors, including over ten years at Microsoft Corporation, where he served as its Worldwide Senior Executive in different capacities. As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Madrid oversaw IT project development and implementation for Interoperability on eGov, OpenGov, Cloud Adoption and Smart Cities in over 50 countries.

His most recent activities are in the Smart City and Telecommunication domain. They include projects such as “Istanbul – Smarter City,” “Rio de Janeiro – House of Commerce, “Cape Town – Intelligent Transportation Systems,” and “Paraiba, Brazil Telecom and Cloud Datacenter”. He also served as the CIO of the Secretary of Education in São Paulo, Brazil, responsible for implementing and managing the ITC infrastructure used by 6 million students and 300,000 teachers.

Mr. Madrid lectured at the Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policies in Singapore, at the School of Government in Dubai, at the Mumbai Management Institute of India, at the Harvard Kennedy School of Business and the FIA-Management Institute at the University of São Paulo. He has presented at numerous Smart City conferences in Spain, Brazil, Greece, Slovenia, Malaysia, Croatia, Chile, Australia, and USA.

Mr. Madrid has published books and scholarly articles on Smart Cities, Government Transformation through IT, exploring the critical linkage between IT investments and social-economic development.

He was a member of the ICEGOV Advisory Board (International Congress of Electronic Governance), organized by the UN University, and a Program Committee member for the “International Conference on Smart Governance for Sustainable Smart Cities – 2019 and 2020” organized by the European Alliance for Innovation.

In addition to his professional degrees, Mr. Madrid holds two Academic Fellow nominations, one by the Centre for Technology in Government at the State University of New York and a second by the United Nations University in Guimarães, Portugal.

Session: A framework and guideline for Smart City deployment and evaluation

Smart City 3.0 – A new way of governing

The presentation offers a comprehensive look at Smart Cities and what it takes to successfully implement a Smart City project. It traces the development and evolution of Smart Cities, the technology platform components. It also addresses the metrics to measure the impact of Smart City solutions. To illustrate the ideas, a few cases studies are presented

Learning Outcomes:

  • Smart City Deployment Framework
  • Smart City Technology Architecture
  • Evaluation Metrics

Additional information and International Conference on Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructures and Smart Buildings programme – here

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