Executive Board Member – Chairman
Executive Board Member - Chairman
With a vast experience within the technology sector in Portugal and abroad, having taken up prominent positions in several multinational companies.
He was the Chairman of the Board of Administration of Dimension Data Portugal e Espanha until 2016, having taken up the position after serving as Chairman of the Board of Administration of Alcatel Comunicação Empresa S.A. Portugal and as CEO of Alcatel Comunicaciones Empresa S.A. Espanha.
Previously, he had already been the Chairperson of the Board of Administration of Nextiraone S.A. Espanha e Portugal, and later CEO of S.A. Espanha e Portugal and Board Member of Nextiraone Europa.
He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from ISEL (Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa). He completed several post-graduate degrees at Insead, namely: International Management Course, Strategy Program and Advanced Management Course in Finance. He completed the Executive Advanced Management Program at IESE, Madrid.
Carlos Alves Duarte
Executive Board Member – CEO
Executive Board Member - CEO
With more than 20 years of professional experience in executive offices in Portugal and abroad, he was the Executive Manager of PT SGPS and PT Comunicações/TMN/MEO, being responsible for the Business areas (Corporate e SMEs).
He was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PT Sistemas de Informação and Executive Manager of PT Prime, positions he accumulated with those of CEO of Tradecom, Vice-Chairman of Caixanet and CEO of the General Assembly of INESC.
Previously, he had been the CEO of Oni Telecom and Administrator of Comunitel (Spain), a position he took after leaving his position as CEO of EDS in Spain and Portugal.
He also held various positions at IBM, including that of Head of IBM Global Services (Portugal).
He completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, a post-graduate degree in Welding Engineering and a Master’s degree in Marketing Management and Sales, as well as several courses at the London Business School, IESE and Universidade Católica.
Espanha – CEO
CEO - Espanha
More than 25 years of experience in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector and a broad knowledge of the Spanish market after having held important positions in several multinational companies.
His professional career began in Alcatel Spain, with responsibilities within the Product and Engineering departments, to later evolve towards the Marketing and Sales departments. For several years he specialized in the market of large operators, taking responsibility for commercial and product negotiations.
For 15 years he has held positions as Sales Director in large multinational companies in the ICT sector such as Alcatel, NextiraOne and Dimension Data, being responsible for the execution of the sales strategy at a national level. He has been in charge of the sales and pre-sales departments throughout Spain, and has been responsible for business development in new technologies, markets and services.
He has a degree in Physical Sciences from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and completed the Management Development Program at IESE.
Responsible for the company’s business strategy
He started his professional journey serving as a software developer and later he began working in the field of Information and Communication Technologies.
He took up different positions at Alcatel Portugal, where he was responsible for the Solution Design Department and provided technical multinational support. Later, as Technical Director, he was the operational coordinator of the implementation project for the national telephone numbering plan (PNN) within the business area of Alcatel.
In 2002, working for NextiraOne Portugal, he served as Marketing and Pre-Sales Director and in 2006 was appointed as Marketing & Business Development Director for Portugal and Spain.
In 2013, with the transition to Dimension Data, he was appointed as the Marketing & Business Development Director at Dimension Data Portugal, which also included the Solution area.
He holds a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Universidade de Aveiro.
Director de Solutions Design & Warpdev
Solutions Design & Warpdev Director
Responsible for the definition and execution of the technology and innovation strategy.
More than 20 years of professional experience leading presales and business development teams in the ICT market, with engineering and network of large dimensions design roles in operators and business networks.
He has worked as Systems Engineer at Alcatel Portugal and Convex / Satec Group having the technical responsibility of IP and Security network projects.
At Vodafone Portugal he was a member of the Network Design team, participating in several major projects, namely: the evaluation of the worldwide network performance to centralize services and the design and migration of the TDM network to the IP / MPLS network which supported all operator services (voice, video, SMS).
He held product management and business development roles in the Security and Data Center areas at NextiraOne. In 2013, already at Dimension Data, he took the lead of the pre-sales team, designing solutions and services for the Network, Collaboration, Security and Data Center areas.
At the same time, he was a professor at the Atlantic University in Computer Systems Management, teaching Computer Networking and Cisco Academy.
He holds a degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the Setúbal Polytechnic Institute of Technology, holds a Digital Marketing Management program from Universidade Católica and attends the Executive Master in Management with a specialization in Leadership at Católica Lisbon – School of Business and Economics.
Director de Solutions Design & Operations
Solutions Design & Operations Director
Responsible for the execution of the technology strategy and solutions design and for professional and support services.
She has more than 20 years of experience in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, focusing mainly on the operations and pre-sales departments. During these years she has specialized in the management of high-performance teams that design, implement and support clients’ technological solutions.
She began her professional career performing engineering and consulting projects in Alcatel Spain, Soluziona Telecommunications and NextiraOne, becoming an expert in large IP Telephony and Contact Center networks, and acting as technological advisor to important customers.
In NextiraOne she was the manager of the of the engineering and professional services area, directing the design activities of the most complex and innovative technological projects, as well as the company’s R&D activities. She was subsequently appointed as head of the consultancy team.
Once at Dimension Data, she was responsible for pre-sales at national level, in close collaboration with the company’s sales and marketing department.
She is a Telecommunications Engineer from the University of Cantabria.
Responsible for Professional and Support Services.
He has held several positions within the services industry since 1989, having participated in the development of services in new technological areas for different companies: Alcatel Comunicação de Empresa, NextiraOne and Dimension Data.
In 2001 he became the Operations Director, being responsible for the Professional and Support Services areas.
He completed a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) and later participated in advanced courses on Investment and Business Management Decision Support.
Responsible for the financial management of the company.
He began his professional journey in 1991 working for Alcatel Portugal, where he held positions within factory cost control, capital control and reporting areas.
From 1993 to 1998, he held positions as Financial Controller of Alcatel Comunicação de Empresas, later he became responsible for the Planning and Reporting Department of Alcatel Portugal.
In 2000 he became the Financial Controller of Alcatel Comunicação de Empresas, which was later acquired by NextiraOne. He held this position until 2014, when he was appointed as the Financial Manager after the acquisition of the latter by Dimension Data Portugal.
He completed a degree in Business Management at Universidade de Évora.
Director of Human Resources
Director of Human Resources
Responsible for the human capital management, she also provides support in the Facilities and Integrated Management System departments.
With more than 20 years of professional experience within the telecommunications sector, she started her professional journey in the financial department of Ericsson Telecomunicações.
In 1996, she started working for Alcatel Comunicação de Empresa, where she held different positions and took charge of the challenging task of implementing the ISO 9001 standard. While working at Alcatel she was appointed as the head of the Quality Control Department, being responsible for maintaining quality assurance and implementing Environment and Safety Certifications.
After the acquisition of Alcatel by NextiraOne, she became a member of the Human Resources Management Team and started working in this area.
In 2011, she became the Director of Human Resources, a position she held after the acquisition of NextiraOne by Dimension Data, in 2014.
She completed an Auditing degree at Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Lisboa (ISCAL), a post-graduate degree in Human Resources Management and in Health and Safety at Work.