Dr. Julia Glidden

Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector

Microsoft Corporation

Dr. Julia Glidden is Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, for Microsoft Corporation, where she is helping to deliver on Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. An internationally recognized expert on Digital Government, Dr. Glidden specializes in identifying and piloting emerging technologies such as AI, Cloud and Blockchain in the GovTech space. Julia pioneered the concept of Cognitive Government and has delivered many of Europe’s leading innovation projects. She is currently serving as an expert advisor to the United Nations, the World Economic Forum and the European Commission. In addition to being named in Apolitical’s inaugural list of the Top 100 most influential people in digital government, Julia was recognized as one of the Top40 GovTech Influencers in the 2019 e-Governance Global Industry Landscape Overview.


The global pandemic created an era of digital disruption that required the public sector to break down barriers and rapidly adopt digital approaches to delivering public services. Looking forward, the combined power of Cloud, Data, and Artificial Intelligence will continue to be key in shaping digitally transformed government. Join Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector... read more