Business Development Manager at Book in Loop
Co-Founder & CEO at HypeLabs
CEO & Founder at Crossing Answers
Co-founder at Alpha Coimbra
Entrepreneur | Lecturer | Senior Full-stack Developer
Creator PET shelter
CEO PET Universal
former Professional Football player, becomes an entrepreneur in 1998.
Founding partner of Ideiabiba, events company responsible for successes, “Kids on the Moon”, the most internationally famous Portuguese project for children, and design “BUTE”, winner of the National Mobility award in 2007.
Developed the Victor Baía Foundation for his friend and fellow professional in 2003 and created the brand BKI CRUISERS, a bike design art concept which includes models developed for the Spanish Royal Family, among other distinguished foreign and Portuguese.
Responsible for the development of actions to promote VW / SIVA, including the creation of the VW lounge in Optimus Alive festival.
After Ideiabiba’s sale creates WISE-U Creativity Fab Lab to form what really fascinates him, the creative development designed to enhance the idea leaving to the customer the opportunity to get the manufacturer that best preserves the concept and final production on their own budget.
Founder of Doisarquitectos
Architect at NAdA
Co-founder at NAS - Negócios à (sobre)mesa
Professor at ITAP
President at Toastmasters International
Partner at Gymboree Play and Music
Francisco Alves Viana is responsible for Vodafone Power Lab.
8 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Francisco is responsible for the management of Vodafone Portugal APPs portfolio and also for the main projects of support to innovation and entrepreneurship, that includes Vodafone Power Lab.
Head of IoT Vertical Market Development
Vodafone Global Head IoT Enterprise Technology
Vodafone’s Head Consumer Services and Innovation.
An Engineer with experience in the technological industry.
Luis Cardoso is responsible for the service and innovation area where Vodafone Power Lab is managed.
M2M Country Manager at Vodafone PT
Responsible for the strategy and development of technological solutions IoT of Vodafone Portugal.
Has a vast knowledge in value propositions for smart cities.
"Responsible for all aspects of course design for both open enrollment and customized executive training programs. My role includes ensuring all programs are delivered according to agreed parameters with our stakeholders, holding client briefings with corporate partners to co-design effective training solutions, proposal creation, faculty liaison and client care.
I am a Visiting Professor in Communication and Productivity, Persuading through Communication and Corporate Storytelling on Nova SBE's Executive Education Programs.
I am passionate about the learning process and about how to create lasting real-world impact through education."
Responsável pelo gabinete de Empreendedorismo da Universidade NOVA
invited Assistant Professor at Nova Information Management School of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA IMS) and at Universidade Europeia (UE) teaching "Compilers" , "Information Systems", "Artificial Intelligence" and ”Digital Systems” courses in Computer Science and Informatics Engineering Degrees.
Integrates several national and international conferences scientific committees and has authored several academic publications.
An elected member of the Portuguese Association of Engineers for the 3rd tenure,
Microsoft Portugal Academic Computer Science Program Manager for 8 years.
Head of Future at Câmara Municipal de Cascais
Executive Director at Startup Braga
Carlos Cerqueira is the Innovation Director at Instituto Pedro Nunes, the technology transfer institution form Coimbra University.
In recent years, he was responsible for coordinating more than ten projects for technology transfer and tech-based entrepreneurship, especially in innovation projects, as the Portuguese Universities network GAPI3, or in space industry projets, as the ESA BIC Portugal incubator or the Portugal National Technology Transfer Initiative (PTTI).
Board Advisor in PCTA - Science and Technology Park of Alentejo
Science Park Manager at Madan Parque (NOVA)
Business Incubator Manager
Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship
NOVA Entrepreneurship Council Member
Miguel Fontes is the executive director at Startup Lisboa, the central companies incubator in the portuguese ecossistem. With a Degree in Sociology at ISCTE and a Post-Graduation in Companies Management at INDEG/ISCTE, he has mainly assumed management roles, having been executive administrator for Aicep Global Parques - Gestão de Áreas Empresariais e Serviços, S.A., between 2010 and 2015. Previously, at the private sector, he assumed management and administration of several companies, with commercial and marketing roles, mainly in the real state sector. Between November 1997 and April 2002, he was the youth secretary of state.
Manager for Promotion and Innovation at LISPOLIS
Technical Evangelist / Startup Lead at Microsoft
Smart Cities Dreamer / Communication / Blogger / Writer / Innovator / Creative / Strategy / ICT / IoT / Mentor
C-LEVEL MANAGEMENT (EMEA-AMERICAS)
Globalizer/Investor/Non-executive change maker.
Specialization: Re-structuring, Matrix organisation, Aim Alignment, Omni Channel Integration.
Business Assistant at InnoEnergy
Founder and CEO REDAngels
Coordenador na Comunidade Intermunicipal de Coimbra
Science Manager at Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (Universidade de Coimbra)
PhD - Center of Neurosciences and Cell Biology of Coimbra