- Position: Healthcare Industry Lead
- Organisation: Microsoft Portugal
- Country: Portugal
Nelson Figueiredo de Pinho is the Director of the Health area of Microsoft Portugal and also the responsible for establishing close collaborations with universities and national and international research centers in order to support the health sector's innovation and transformation strategy.
He holds a PhD from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto in the area of Industrial Engineering and Management, developed his thesis in the context of the design of the Portuguese Electronic Health Register (CSR), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health. of Engineering of the University of Porto and with the Polytechnic Institute of Porto as university professor in the areas of information systems and services engineering.
Since 2001 he has been developing his professional activity in the area of Information Technologies and Health