Portugal Agenda Details

23rd Sept 2021

  • Marisa Monteiro Borsboom

    President of Chamber of Commerce Netherlands-Portugal, Porthollandia

    13:40 - 14:00

    Women in Tech / Challenges ahead: Jobs, skills, and opportunities

    Multifaceted entrepreneur, study law, and became a lawyer in 2004. Since then built a prolific carrier,  that expanded much further than the law domain.
    In 2019 founded the Chamber of Commerce Netherlands-Portugal, presiding this organisation till the present.

  • Ashok Dudhat

    Founder & CEO

    13:00 - 13:20


    TJF – Tech Jobs Fair is a job fair with a focus on IT and Digital founded by Ashok Dudhat. The first edition took place in Berlin in 2017. The following cities were Vienna, Zurich and Lisbon, all in 2019. TJF has had more than 10 000 visitors in the past years. The company is based in Berlin, where the team sits and does most of the work. TJF also works with local professionals in the different cities where the job fair takes place.

  • Miguel Fontes

    Executive Director at Startup Lisboa

    14:00 - 14:20

    The Portuguese startup ecosystem

    Miguel Fontes is the Executive Director of Startup Lisboa. He was the Secretary of State for Youth, in the governments led by António Guterres, between November 1997 and April 2002. He has held executive management roles, both in the private and public sectors. He has a degree in Sociology and a postgraduate degree in Business Management from INDEG/ISCTE.

  • André Carvalho

    Co-CEO at Tangível Group

    14:20 - 14:40

    Designing & Developing Experiences for a Simple World

    Engineering, digital and business: this is probably the best combo to introduce André Carvalho. He’s an entrepreneur at heart, interested in building a better world for future generations.

  • Mauricio Barros

    UX/UI Designers Recruitment Specialists

    14:40 - 15:00

    User Experience: Why it’s crucial and how to find the right people to design it

    20-year experienced Designer and Entrepreneur. As CoFounder and CCO, I lead teams from Brazil and Portugal towards the brand’s culture and product goals through Strategic Design and Content. Backed by a highly qualified team, I also select, curate and evaluate UX/UI Designers towards enhancing their professional approach for companies’ eyes.

  • Pedro Vicente

    Improver & Software Craftsman

    15:00 - 15:20

    Why do we use technology to build products we are proud of, with people we love?

    Pedro Vicente is an improver. “What kind of bs title is that?” – you probably were asking yourself. Well, he thrives by (trying – sometimes a lot – until he successfully) improves the processes around him, either it being human or software-related.
    He has been developing mobile apps since 2008ish. In the last 6 years, he has been a Tech Lead and Delivery Lead for several different projects as a Software Craftsman at Mindera.

  • Ana Margarida de Castro Sanches

    VP for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    15:20 - 15:40

    Building an inclusive culture from within

    I am a proactive, curious, dynamic, and energizing professional with the mission of bridging people and business together through an effective HR strategy by helping nurture and retain talent while making a daily positive impact in people’s lives. My current focus is on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, leveraging on my experience in topics such as Wellbeing, People Experience, and Internal Communications.

    I am currently the VP for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Teleperformance Portugal where my mission will be to provide strategic leadership and oversight for researching, developing, implementing, and maintaining a range of successful practices for supporting a climate at Teleperformance Portugal that values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

    At Teleperformance Portugal we know that a fulfilling and happy work environment is only possible when we respect and celebrate our differences, raising awareness of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Filipe Carrera

    Manager, Vice-President Digital Marketers

    15:40 - 16:00

    The new digital skills of marketing

    International speaker, trainer and consultant with extensive experience in the business and academic world that enables him to create a unique and fun learning experience.

    His main topics are: Networking, Digital Marketing , Social Learning, Communication, Collaborative Work and Leadership in the 21st Century.

    Professor in several Universities in Portugal, Spain, Romania and Ecuador.

    Trainer and speaker in more than 50 countries in 4 continents.

    Author of several books about the digital world available in 7 languages in more than 80 countries.


  • Gabriel Augusto

    Managing Director at Flag

    15:40 - 16:00

    The new digital skills of marketing

    With a degree in both Communication Design and Marketing Management, I am currently the Managing Director at FLAG, the leading Portuguese training center in Design, Creativity and Communication, with an extensive portfolio of programs in fields such as Digital Marketing, E-commerce, UX, UI, Graphic and Motion Design, Web Development, Project Management, Design Thinking and Business Design. Simultaneously, I am the Marketing Director at Grupo Rumos, supervising the strategy and marketing activities of three major players of the Portuguese training industry: Rumos (IT Training), GALILEU (Productivity & Soft Skills) and FLAG.

    With over 20 years of experience at the education management industry, my passion lies on advising professionals and corporations on how to achieve their Learning and Development goals by identifying their needs and designing the most efficient and effective skilling solutions.

  • Chris Baldwin

    Chief Visionary Officer and Founder

    15:40 - 16:00

    The new digital skills of marketing

    When Chris started True Digital Communications in 2011, digital agencies weren’t around. But Chris felt that digital belonged in the bullseye, so when he saw an opportunity to do better, he jumped on it. He is imaginative, observant, enthusiastic, and personable. Chris is a Kent State alumnus and has been in the industry for 25+ years. He is a strategist, teacher and networker who takes pride in seeing people work together to do great things.

    As the Chief Visionary Officer of True, Chris focuses on making sure our team is successfully collaborating on solutions for our clients’ challenges. His goal is to make digital marketing simple and create lasting partnerships along the way. Chris is a proud partner of Worldcom Public Relations Group, an international network of PR agencies. This partnership has allowed Chris and True Digital Communications to gain new insights that enhance our services and help us work smarter.

  • Bindu Kalwadia

    Business Manager | Growth Marketer

    16:50 - 17:10

    Tech Jobs Fair's Introduce Hire Tech Talent

    9+years of career experience with several case studies and projects done on Human Behaviour and Child psychology has turned Bindu into an optimistic with a quick-witted personality and gifted her an ameliorate skillset. Working with the Human Resources department, she gained expertise in how one can be a resourceful person for his/her organization. She has been a soft skill trainer for different verticals in the service sector and has proven her abilities in leadership too as a team mentor.
    Bindu enrolled in Masters of Sociology and holds a double Graduation in Library Science and her management studies have become a key for her fine management prowess.
    Currently, Bindu is involved in supporting the organisation to reach its goals in aspects of HR & Branding. She enjoys connecting with new people and likes to explore more about the Tech sector and corporate culture.

  • Americo Bento

    Program Manager Interface Unit - Technological Infrastructures

    16:30 - 16:50

    Innovation Portal - How to find highly qualified expertise in Portugal

    Americo Bento has a degree in Sociology and Public Policy, a Master’s in Public Policy from ISCTE-IUL and is currently studying at NOVA’s Science and Technology Management postgraduate course. He is a Program Manager for the Valorization of Technological Infrastructures at the National Innovation Agency (ANI).
    Among others, he was previously a Science and Technology Manager at Universidade Lusófona, an Erasmus + Program Quality Assessment Expert and a CCDRC Consultant.

  • Sarath Singh

    Business Development

    16:10 - 16:30

    How to Create Tickets Selling Marketplace using WP Event Manager

    I’m part business development team over at WP Event Manager, me and the whole team we always are looking for something unique something different that will make us stand out from the others via our marketing strategy.

    we try to ensure that we give our customer information about our product as transparently as possible, ensuring a perfect after sales support as well. My part of the jobs educating our users about our product how to use them or how to modify/customize them as per their own taste, its not really limited to our product only I try to educate them on general wordpress topics out there as well.

  • Priya Goenka

    Business Development Executive

    16:10 - 16:30

    How to Create Tickets Selling Marketplace using WP Event Manager

    A Self-starter, skilled business development executive, with entrepreneurial spirit with very high personal and professional goals. Solution oriented, consultative, team player adept at building and maintaining relationships.

    Logical approach to problem solving and analytical thinking. excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Self motivated, proactive and driven. Good time management and organizational skills in order to prioritize workload and demands.

  • Gislaine Quintana Marques

    Copywriter & Digital Strategist - Owner of Caixa de Gis

    17: 10 - 17:30

    Finding the best content for your brand

    I’m a copywriter, I’m a teacher. I’m creative, I’m strategic. I’m offline, I’m digital. I’m Brazilian and also Portuguese. I’m old school, I’m a trendspotter. I’m Gis, a professional with almost 30 years of experience. And I’d love to talk with you about Content Marketing.

  • Diogo Ivo Cruz

    MBA | Project Director at Invest Lisboa

    17:30 - 17:50

    Lisbon: Europe’s Best Work-and-Play Capital.

    Current Tasks:
    Marketing, Business developing and consulting, International investment attraction, Project planning, and management, Event organization,…

    MBA – Master in Business Administration
    MSc in Environmental Studies

  • Eva Amaral

    Life, Career and Transition Coach

    17:50 - 18:10

    Choosing your next career move

    Eva is a life and career coach who helps her international clients with personal and professional transitions. Passionate about people development and human interactions Eva started her coaching business Multipaths in 2016.

    Whether the challenge entails the transition to a more meaningful job, the exploration of a career after parenthood, or adapting to a new country or culture, Eva helps her clients connect to their talents and values, helping them to own their direction.

    Being a (international) working mother herself, Eva easily connects to her clients. Her learning path ranges from studies in psychology, human resources management, project management, neurolinguistic programming, person-centered counseling and coaching.

    Her +10 year international career in recruitment and talent development coupled with her studies allow her to use diverse approaches and techniques with her clients.

    Today Eva offers coaching programs and services – from individual coaching, to training and facilitation. To contact Eva, please visit her coaching website at http://www.multipathscoaching.com

  • Dietmar Dahmen

    Transformation Guru | Marketing Expert | Business Rock Star | Motivator

    18:10 - 18:50

    What’s Nexxxxxxt, 6X - Traordinary Insights for Your Success

    One of Europes top experts on change, contemporary branding, advertising and future success.
    Co-owner of co-founder of various start ups. Speaker, Motivator, Inspirator, Author and Trainer. Chief Innovation Officer with ecx.io

    20 year in Marketing Hamburg, Los Angeles, Munich, New York ,Vienna

    • Creative Director DDB (McDonalds, Reebok)
    • Executive Creative Director Ogilvy (IBM, Ford)
    • Chief Creative Officer, Managing Director BBDO  (Allianz, Mars)
    • Chief Innovation Officer exc.io –  exit after being sold to IBM
    • Expert on disruptive market strategies with EACA ( European Association of Communication Agencies)
    • Co- founder Fyooz.io (Blockchain , Social Money, NFT Token)
    • Global Coach and Keynote Speaker on Marketing, Change, Disruption.

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