During this week, you have the opportunity to interact with
many recognized speakers, national, international and notorious
companies! You can get to know them better here.
Celso Martinho is someone that finds motivation in challenges, an
optimistic technological geek, a man of the product and a business
oriented soul, thrown into a managerial career. Founder of SAPO, the
biggest internet project in Portugal, now a media company and part of the
innovation engine that is Portugal Telecom, he now builds large scale B2C
services in areas such as: cloud, e-commerce, e-payments and IPTV
interactivity. His past is composed of high level management, software
projects management, systems architecture, technical product development
and several decades of experience in the telecom and internet industries.
Celso is also the CEO and founder of Bright Pixel, a software studio,
home to a team of industrie experts with vast experience using technology
and creativity to create products with global reach and services in a
diverse group of areas such as web development, security, e-payment,
big-data and user interface design.
Bruno is a problem solver, with a diverse background and alongside a
strong focus in Game Design. He started designing games from an early
age and destroying the rules of the traditional board games. He has
also accompanied various Portuguese Game Designers as a consultant
and has more then 30 hostage prototypes waiting to be released.
He’s a writer, when he can, and splits his time between family, with
his two kids, and being an entertainer in an online Role Playing Game
channel, he’s a storyteller by heart and lives in his imagination of
multiple worlds, stepping among us every once in a while.
David started to mod (and play) games as soon as he had access to a
computer/console. After some time working professionally in the
gaming industry he decided to go independent and make his own games
back in 2010. Among the titles he worked on you can find Vizati and
Puwang. Most recently, after creating Upfall Studios, his game, Quest
of Dungeons, released to mobile and consoles, like 3DS, Xbox One, PS4
CEO e co-fundador of Performetric and PhD in Informatics specialized
in Artificial Intelligence on the University of Minho.
Coming from neuroscience, Job went head-first into tech by starting a
startup, later joining GitLab as VP of Product to help scale it from 5
people to a unicorn with 400+ employees. He’s now helping the world
work remotely as CEO of Remote.com.
In his free time Job loves to spend time with his wife and daughter,
and play games and guitar.
I enrolled in LEI in 2006 and, with some help, I manage to finish the
course. I passed through various industries and companies until I
ended up joining Skyscanner, challenged by the amount of data and
daily users. Currently I spend my days with a team of Software
Engineers and Data Scientists trying to create a personalized
experience to our users.
Marcelo is a tech enthusiast passionate about building products, and
scaling architectures and teams. Marcelo started by coding on an old ZX
Spectrum at the age of 8 (though he didn’t even know it was called
coding) which influenced him to study computer science. After working
with several startups and accelerators, Marcelo became a startup
advisor, and mentor of tech entrepreneurs. Currently, Marcelo is the
CTO of Remote.com, where he works to empower people to work remotely
and claim their lives back.
Degree in Electronic Engineering at University of Minho, dedicated his
career to develop software and hardware for automated industrial
equipment. Currently CTO of IEM4.0 and teacher in automation and robotics
courses at University of Aveiro.
Having studied Chemical Engineering at University of Porto and having 10
years of professional experience in the automobile industry, Nuno Cascais
pursued an MBA in Enterprise Management at University Fernando Pessoa.
That was his start point for the creation of synergies that led to the
birth of IEM4.0
André is currently a guest assistant professor at the University of
Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro in the undergraduate courses of
Computer Science and Information Technology and Communication,
teaching curricular units Web Development, Object-Oriented
Programming, Systems Integration, and Distributed Systems, among
others, completed his PhD with the theme “Dynamic and
context-sensitive adaptation of mobile interfaces in a ubiquitous
environment”. With interests in the areas of Machine Learning,
Ubiquitous Computing and DevOps for cross-platform applications.
Graduated in Electronic Engineering and Computer Networks by Escola
Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão do Instituto Politécnico of Viana do
Castelo, with a vein of Full-Stack developer since the 12th year. Since
then it has been dedicated to the development of web applications, both
front-end and back-end. Has a great passion for developing progressive
web applications (PWAs).
Software Engineer at Performetric. Studied at Uminho and associate with
Attended a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Instituto
Superior de Engenharia da Universidade do Algarve. He was co-founder and
CTO of Skilleo and in recent years has assumed the position of CTO at
Pixelmatters. During his professional career he worked in front-end and
back-end developer positions in a variety of business contexts. More
recently, he has focused on the development and automation of
infrastructures in the cloud, as well as on the definition of development
Sérgio is a Associate Director at Accenture Portugal, with 17 year in
the company and spent the last 10 years helping clients address their
workforce management (WFM) challenges.
Has extensive knowledge in Communications & High Tech and experience
in WFM, CRM and IT deployment custom solution. In the WFM domain has
participate in implementations of ClickSoftware, Oracle Field Service (TOA)
and ServiceMax. Trained in the Salesforce Field Service Lightning and IFS.
Collaboration on WFM solutions with Telecom, Utilities and Insurance customers.
Sérgio has been the Functional/Technical Lead for the deployment of an end to end WFM
solution with a state-of-the-art features for Demand & Forecast, Schedule, Mobile,
Reporting and Locate modules for more than 25 customer around the world.
Sérgio hold’s a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from
the ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL).
Executive Master Business Administration - ISCTE / INDEG Business School.
20 years of experience in IT management and project consulting.
Currently Scrum Master at a large project in the United States, HCP/SAP
Education in Management, PMP (Project Management Professional)
certificate from PMI and PSM (Professional Scrum Master) from scrum.org.
Current hobbies are surfing, playing soccer, and watching son playing
Masters Degree in Software Engineering from University of Minho. Started
working at Accenture in 2016 and participates in the implementation of
custom workforce management solutions for international clients.
In his free times enjoys motorcycle touring.
Daniel Ferrari has a degree in Computer Science, a Master’s and Ph.D.
in IA and Machine Learning. As a researcher, he published a book and
many articles in partnership with Computing and Biology
labs. As a Software Engineer, he has contributed to the development of
an ERP planning system for 10 years. As Data Scientist, he combines his
experience as an engineer and researcher to develop
complete pipelines from data mining and manipulation to production
distribution of Machine Learning models.
Márcio is currently an Engineering Manager at Farfetch. With more than
ten years of experience in the software industry, he started as a software
developer after graduating from the University of Minho and
has worked at different industries like healthcare, media,
telecommunications and finance before joining Farfetch.
Paulo Gomes has born in Brazil and works with BI for over 10 years.
Since last year, he has been migrating to the world of Big Data.
After work in the retail, financial and telephone areas in Brazil,
he accepted the challenge of being part of Farfetch. Coming from
São Paulo, he has been in Portugal for about 2 years and started
to lead a team in the data area 10 months ago.
Agnostic to suppliers, Paulo has worked with Microsoft,
Oracle, Cloudera and now Google.
Diogo Cruz completed his Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering
from the University of Minho in 2016, where he remained in a research
project in the automotive area until 2017. In the same year he joined
the Aptiv Technical Development Center in Braga as Software Engineer.
Diretor do Centro de Desenvolvimento de Braga
José Carreiras started his career in 1992 in Production Engineering,
having worked in several areas. Most recently, in 2014 he was appointed
Engineering Director and in 2017, José Carreiras was appointed
Director of the Technical Development Center of Braga.
With a degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Masters in Medical
Informatics by Universidade do Minho, Raphael began his internsh ip at
Philips in Aachen, Germany. He completed his master’s thesis in Hospital
Universitário de Colónia where he combined medical images and clinical
data into a model of Deep Learning (DL), his work being published in the
paper “Combining Image and Non-image Clinical Data: An Infrastructure that
Allows Machine Learning Studies in a Hospital Environment”. In Portugal,
he continued his work at Neadvance on image segmentation projects. He is
currently a scientist at WeDo Technologies, where his main focus is the de
tection of fraud in Telecom.
VP Product Development
Raul Azevedo, depois de completar a sua formação superior em Engenharia
de Sistemas de Informática, teve uma rica e variada experiência enquanto
líder de Sistemas de Informação, numa diversidade de setores como
manufatura, tecnologia, retalho e banca. Hoje, Raul é o VP da WeDo
Technologies responsável pelo desenvolvimento de produto.
Ricardo is a software developer at Blip. He is not intimidated in
switching between frontend and backend technologies, without forgetting
to test everything to assure the quality of his code. He believes that
with an amazing team the sky is the limit.
Diretor de Investigação e Desenvolvimento
Nuno Fernandes is a Computer Systems Engineer graduated at University of
Minho and is currently the Research and Development Director at Eurotux
Informatica. Co-Author of the book Apache Instalação, Configuração Gestão
Servidores Web, edited by FCA, Nuno has now been responsible for the
implementation of several projects with large technology infrastructure.
César joined OutSystems as Engagement Manager by having the
responsibility for the overall management and delivery of innovative
solutions using the OutSystems technology thru an agile approach.
Recently become an Engagement Manager Mentor by leading a team of
Engagement Managers with the responsibility of accelerating the team
growth to an outstanding level and ensuring the team’s deliveries
Architect / Delivery Manager
Hernâni joined OutSystems in mid-2016 as a Delivery Manager, being
responsible for the technical delivery of innovative solutions based on
customer business needs and drivers. Since mid-2018 he’s also a member of
the Architecture Experts, who are responsible for designing flexible and
cost-effective solution architectures that are aligned with the
OutSystems customers’ business strategies.
Paulo has a masters degree in Informatics Engineering from the University
of Minho and joined OutSystems as a software engineer where he had the
opportunity to put in use his problem-solving skills to contribute to the
development of OutSystems’s platform integration systems so that the use
of data and logic from external systems is a seamless experience.
Recently, he joined the Mac IDE team with the purpose that both
experience and capabilities of the OutSystems IDE is identical across
Tiago joined the team as a software engineer after completing his
master’s degree in Informatics Engineering at the University of Minho in
2017 in a partnership with OutSystems. Tiago is a very methodical and
curious person who had the opportunity to participate in several
engineering challenges and craft some of the features that are part of
OutSystems IDE. Currently, he is working in the Mac IDE team aiming to
create a seamless IDE experience for OutSystems Developers.
Senior BI & Big Data Consultant
Carlos Moreira is a Business Intelligence consultant with E2E
experience in data processing, mostly for large financial entities.
He adapts development processes and takes advantage of innovative
techniques, from Cloud and Big Data services, that allow him to
orchestrate robust and demanding solutions in the national and
international projects that he has been involved with. He loves
good challenges, complex systems, team coordination and is focused
on actively participate in the constant evolution
of the surrounding environment.
In his free time he prefers to disconnect from the abstract world of
technologies and connect with the earthly world. He’s in love with
the practice of sports combined with enjoying nature. He enjoys
socialize with people, exploring other cultures and gastronomy.
Master in Telecommunications Engineering and Informatic at UM,
he has dedicated his career to the software testing area,
currently working at PRIMAVERA BSS. He is an enthusiast
of new technologies, and “obsessed” by the quality of products!
Master in Biological Engineering and PhD in Mechanical Engineering
from UM, he developed a great interest in the IT area that led
him to undertake a postgraduate degree in Software Engineering,
also at UM. This course gave him the opportunity to integrate
PRIMAVERA BSS in 2017, where he started working on data processing
with Business Intelligence technologies. He is currently a developer
in the AI area, and is currently working on Sales Forecasting.
With a licentiate degree in Computer Science by Faculdade de
Ciências da Universidade do Porto, João soon started taking
special interest in computer graphics and low level programming.
With experience in game development, virtual reality and image
processing, he currently works at Smith Micro as lead developer
of Moho, an award winning 2D animation software.
Researcher at the Reliable Software Laboratory (HASLab) and professor at
Department of Informatics at School of Engineering of the University of