Jose Antonio is the Microsoft Western Europe Public Sector Government Industry Executive for Cities&Regions. He joined Microsoft in 1995 and holds a wealth of experience in field sales, sales strategy, partners management, operations and marketing. Frequent speaker at International events like SmartCityExpo, Mobile World Forum, TEDTalk, EU Events… he is also UNESCO SmartCities SME Consultant.
Telecommunications Engineer MS at UPM Madrid, Human Sciences MS at UFV Madrid, Enterprise and Institutional Communication Management MS at UAB Barcelona, and Financial Business MS online INSEAD. Jose Antonio has recently achieved a PhD at UFV, Madrid with Thesis “Beyond SmartCities: How to create an Attractive City for Talented Citizens”. He is also Associate Fellow Researcher and Director of WW Observatory for Attractive Cities at UFV (Universidad Francisco Vitoria, Madrid, Spain)