Wagner Araujo is a Research Associate at the United Nations University (UNU-EGOV). He is also a Brazilian public official (licensed) and has been the chief-advisor of the National Secretary of Information and Communication Technology. Prior to this position, he was the Director of Digital Government and the Director of Governance and Information Systems, all these positions at Ministry of Planning, Development and Administration, Federal Branch, Brazil. Previously, he was the National Secretary of Information Technology and Communication at Federal Prosecuting Council (Ministério Público Federal / Procuradoria Geral da República) in Brazil.
He holds a MBA, a specialist degree in ICT administration, and a B.Sc. CS, both diplomas from the University of Brasilia, Brazil. In 2007, he has been awarded with an International Council for Canadian Studies scholarship to develop a study related to Governance in Brazilian and Canadian Justice System.