Andre Aragao de Azevedo
Digital Development Partnerships Director Microsoft International
André de Aragão Azevedo holds a law degree by the Classic University of Lisbon. In 1995, He worked in Macau as a lawyer and legal consultant, supporting the pre- and post-phase of the transition from Macao to the Chinese Administration. In 2005, he returned to Portugal to work in the National Assembly of the Republic, as a parliamentary advisor to the Committees on Constitutional Affairs, Business Foreigners and Ethics.
Between 2008 and 2011, he integrated 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 became 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. From 2019-2022 he served as the Secretary of State for Digital Transition for the Government of Portugal.
He is currently the Digital Development Partnerships Director of Microsoft International.