The former Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector for Microsoft where she oversaw a global redesign and restructuring of the Corporation’s global Public Sector go-to-market model.
An internationally recognised expert on Digital Government, Dr. Glidden specialises in identifying and piloting emerging technologies such as Data, AI and Cloud 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 recognised as one of the Top 40 GovTech Influencers in the 2019 e-Governance Global Industry Landscape Overview.