Detailed Description


Carlos has an entrepreneurial and visionary spirit with experience in start-ups and innovation, management and public policies for innovation.

Based on his career and success he was invited as an independent to help Portugal to foster its innovation and entrepreneurial. He served as Secretary of State for Entrepreneurship, Competitiveness and Innovation on the Government of Portugal from 2011 until 2013.

Carlos founded MobiComp in 2000, and led the company as CEO until July 2008 when he drove the sale of the company to Microsoft.

Carlos is also founder, board member and investor in several IT companies such as CardMobili, iMobileMagic.

He is one of the Non-Executive Partners of the Pathena investment fund.

He also worked at Microsoft as Program Unit Manager delivering mobile products to millions of consumers.

Carlos regularly speaks at industry events as well as contributing to print, radio and television media.

Experience (4)

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    Jan 1, 2010
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    Product Unit Manager
    Jul 21, 2008 - Dec 10, 2010
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    Founder & Non-Executive Director
    Jul, 2008
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    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Jun, 2000 - Jul, 2008

Advisory Roles (1)


Education (1)