Maxim Lesur

Director Business Development in Public Sector, Microsoft France

Maxim Lesur is the Director of Business Development and Innovation in the Public Sector Division of Microsoft France. He is leading the Worldwide Microsoft CityNext initiative for France and is a member of the Smart City Syntec Numérique working group. Mr Lesur has spent most of his career helping public and private organisations modernise and increase their efficiency through technology. He joined Microsoft in 2006 where he held the position of Postal Industry Managing Director in the Worldwide Public Sector Division and had the privilege to work across 65 countries around the world to support the digital transformation of the postal industry. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr Lesur was a consultant for 12 years, 8 of which were spent at Accenture. He is passionate about the ’magic of software’ and how it can transform the way we live and work for the better.