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General Information

BirthplaceBraga, Portugal


Universidade do Minho 2000
Computer Science

Current Companies

Founder & Non-Executive Director

Former Companies

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Product Unit Manager

Financial Organizations


Web Presences


Carlos Oliveira

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.

Recent Milestones

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    Carlos Oliveira added a position as Partner at Pathena. (1/1/10)
    Posted 4/3/11 at 1:27pm
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    Carlos Oliveira — nvited to stay at Microsoft after the acquisition to lead the business and the Microsoft® My Phone ( product to market. Led the team, business rationale and engineering of the Microsoft My Phone client and web experience. Steve (2/14/09)
    Posted 4/3/11 at 1:29pm
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    Carlos Oliveira added a position as Product Unit Manager at Microsoft. (7/21/08)
    Posted 4/3/11 at 1:26pm
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    Carlos Oliveira added a position as Founder & Non-Executive Director at CardMobili. (7/1/08)
    Posted 4/3/11 at 1:28pm
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    Carlos Oliveira added a position as Founder & Chief Executive Officer at MobiComp. (6/1/00)
    Posted 6/26/08 at 11:55am



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