Alexandre Barbosa

Brazilian Network Information Center, Brazil

Alexandre Barbosa is head of the Regional Center for Studies on the Development of Information Society ( He is in charge of several nationwide ICT surveys and research projects on the socio-economic implications of ICTs, including research on Electronic Government. He was chair of the Expert Group on ICT Household indicators from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil), a Master’s in Business Administration from Bradford University (UK), an MSc in Computer Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil), and a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Catholic University (Brazil). He has also conducted postdoctoral research at HEC Montréal (Canada).