Future of Infrastructure mini-serieswith Jeremy Goldberg
Jeremy is the Worldwide Director for Critical Infrastructure at Microsoft, and host of a new mini-series on Public Sector Future.
Episode 23: Coming up: Future of Infrastructure
Public Sector Future
In this episode host Olivia Neal passes the baton to Jeremy Goldberg, the Worldwide Director for Critical Infrastructure at Microsoft, as he launches a group of episodes that will dive deep into the future of infrastructure. Jeremy explains why this is an important topic, what we actually mean when we talk about infrastructure, and what you can expect to hear in this miniseries.
Listen to this episode on any of these podcast platforms:
Introducing a new series of conversations about the future of infrastructure.
Public Sector Future host, Olivia Neal, is passing the baton to Jeremy Goldberg for a group of episodes that dive deep into the future of infrastructure.
Jeremy explains why this is an important topic, what we actually mean when we talk about infrastructure, and what you can expect to hear in this special miniseries.
- – Jeremy Goldberg
A new mini-series
Olivia introduces Jeremy Goldberg, the Worldwide Director for Critical Infrastructure at Microsoft and explains that he’ll be hosting a miniseries for Public Sector Future, all about infrastructure.
Goldberg shared his excitement for the series: “I’ve said this many times over the last year and a half, that there’s no time like right now to be working on issues like infrastructure. And I pinch myself when I realize that I get to be a part of this work at a global level.”
Why infrastructure is important
“In the majority of nations, infrastructure has really been ignored. And it’s sometimes antiquated, often inefficient, and sometimes it’s just downright dangerous.”
Goldberg explained that physical infrastructure can be a threat to prosperity and growth.
“So, when we think about the future, we need to strengthen the core of our nations and of our cities. We must have something to do about changing and improving these weak links. We owe it to people, to business, to community, to be safe and secure for today and for future generations.”
What about digital infrastructure?
Most people probably think of physical things like roads and buildings when they hear the word “infrastructure,” but digital infrastructure is just as vital to our everyday lives.
“It’s telecom, it’s the internet, it’s all these things that connect people to the digital economy and learning and doing these things in a way that’s equitable and fair for all people,” Goldberg explained.
Who you’ll hear from
Goldberg will be sharing his conversations with city mayors, philanthropists, thought leaders from globally renowned think tanks, and more.
“Part of this [series] is really about exploring the humanity behind today’s most important infrastructure projects. So, it’s a bit of pulling back the curtain to show you not just what the most important infrastructure projects are, but more importantly how leaders are getting them done.”
The first episode of the Public Sector Future miniseries on infrastructure is available now.
To find out more:
Listen to the first episode of the infrastructure miniseries
Read Jeremy’s Microsoft Industry blogs on infrastructure
About the Center of Expertise
Microsoft’s Public Sector Center of Expertise brings together thought leadership and research relating to digital transformation in the public sector. The Center of Expertise highlights the efforts and success stories of public servants around the globe, while fostering a community of decision makers with a variety of resources from podcasts and webinars to white papers and new research. Join us as we discover and share the learnings and achievements of public sector communities.
Questions or suggestions?