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Adriano Afonso

Solutions Architect

Graduated in Business Information Technologies and postgraduate (M.Sc.) in Electronic Commerce and Internet at Universidade Aberta (Lisboa, Portugal), has been involved in IT challenges since 1998 – team management and leadership in ICT meetings and events – lan parties and summits – and the LibreOffice Portuguese foundation Community – having then developed research and corporate projects in areas like server administration, security, information systems, auditing, E-business, E-marketing and E-design.

Solid experience in teaching and academic research, in numerous vocational trainings, also standing out at university level – Universidade Aberta, Universidade Lusófona and Instituto Superior de Ciências Educativas – and various publications, of which we highlight the first Portuguese Open Manual of ICT And LibreOffice.

Hard focus on user friendly systems design, process simplification and virtualization with a strong background on international teamwork and multicultural environments.

Based in Maputo, Moçambique. Market experience:

Arnaldo Gomes da Silva

IT project manager

Studied IT engineering at ISEL – Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal) have been performing since 1983 in the business scenario, mainly in the corporate and financial sector. Stands out in positions such as: analyst/ programmer at CCP – Crédito Predial Português and BPA – Banco Português do Atlântico,  team leader at BFN- Banco de Fomento Nacional (already in the 80’s), IT Manager at BCI – Santander and Barclays Bank or Senior Project Manager at Noesis and Logicalis.

IT specialist with a wide range of technical qualifications, innovative and highly motivated individual offering ongoing professional experience. Proven ability to manage multiple projects from conception to implementation and subsequent monitoring and evaluation, using innovative systems and streamlining operations.

Proficiency in process assessment, performance and analysis of IT strategy, IT consolidation, business continuity and disaster recovery strategies.

Based in Lisboa, Portugal. Market experience:

Plácido Afonso

art director

Degree in Industrial Design  at ESAD – Esc. Sup. de Artes e Design (Matosinhos, Portugal) and M.Sc. also in Industrial Design at FEUP – Fac. de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (Porto, Portugal). Academic research at Aalto-yliopisto, (Espoo, Finland) and several courses, including Product Development Specialist at Koulutuskeskus Salpaus (Lahti, Finland) and Business Lead Program ’19 at Hanken & SSE Executive Education (Helsinki, Finland). Extensive experience in teaching, both in vocational training and in a university context, with emphasis on teaching at ESAD and FEUP.

Always focused on the interface, on practical and emotional relationships with the user, with results often awarded or selected for representations – of Portuguese design – in exhibitions in various places around the planet, like: Rimini (Italy), London (UK), Porto/ Lisboa (Portugal), Osaka/ Tokio (Japan), Pasila (Finland), Frankfurt/ Berlin (Germany), Madrid/ Barcelona (Spain) and San Francisco (USA).

Passionate about aviation, he has developed Aircraft Management Digital Marketing projects for several airlines/air agents, namely Jetflite (Finland).

Based in Helsinki, Finland. Market experience:

Ricardo Andorinho

Business Innovation Architect

Degree Course in Business Organization and Management – Financial Area at ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and postgraduate in Finance and Business Control at IUL – INDEG-ISCTE Executive Education. Attended more courses, of which the Executive Communication Program at ESIC Business & Marketing School (Navarra, Spain) and Managing the Company of the Future at the University of London (London, UK) stands out.

Vice-president, Portuguese Handball Federation and former athlete with more than 150 international matches, he has extensive experience in leadership positions, of which the following stand out: Sportrack CEO and Co-Founder, MBUintelligence Founder, CEO and Business Developer and APDSI – Associação para a Promoção e Desenvolvimento da Sociedade da Informação General Counselour. Guest Lecturer/ Speaker at various educational institutions, such as: ISCTE, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Universidade de Évora and Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Using his business focus and experience in finance, innovation and business performance, Ricardo specializes in innovation, bringing out the best of people skills and experiences.

Based in Lisboa, Portugal. Market experience:

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