Manuel Pelagio

Manuel Pelagio



Harvard Business School Faculty, Executive Advanced Management Program (AMP), Boston USA - March - May 2009.

Master - Marketing Management ISEG,Lisbon, Portugal. (2007/2009) on going.

Executive - General Management - Nova Fórum, Universidade. Nova de Lisboa, em Lisboa. (2003).

Pos Graduation - European Studies, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1985).

Pos Graduation - Urban Planning, Universidade. Federal do RS, Porto Alegre, Brazil (1982).

Graduation - Universidade Católica, Porto Alegre, Brazil (1978-1982).


Startups, Strategic Marketing Planning, Right-Sizing, Turnarounds, Team Leadership, Business and Product Development, Software and Information Systems.

With a considerable experience, of around 20 years in different companies, I like to work in companies with projects that give me the opportunity to challenge myself, by managing complex transformations that evolve the need of different teams and resources. My background of 25 years of experience in IT, as well as his experience of General Management in other IT companies has given excellent leadership skills and competences in finance and marketing strategy.

I am very strong in team collaboration, achieving results and taking initiatives, engaging and leading the company to achieve new goals and maintaining a strategy focused on the market.


English, Portuguese, Spanish, French.


Corporate IT Director, Gespura Group – 2008 – Now.

Manager and Executive Director -SMARTIT, Group Somague \ SyV -Sacyr Vallehermoso – 2003 – 2007.

President of the Board of Directors -SOFT-N.E.T. -Software e Novos Empreendimentos Tecnológicos S.A. -1993 to 2002.

General Manager -Tera Portugal -2000 to 2002.

Manager -INTERCAI SOFTNET – Consultores em Telecomunicações Lda. -1994 to 1998.

President of Fiscal Board -INCITE – Portuguese Association for the Development of Technical and Scientific Information -1994 to 1998.

Manager -SOFT-N.E.T. -Software e Novos Empreendimentos Tecnológicos S.A. -1991 to 1993.

Manager -SOFTFINANÇA – Software e Sistemas Financeiras Avançados -1991 to 1992.

General Manager -B.I.S. -Bases de Dados Informações e Serviços Lda. -1989 to 1998.

Marketing Manager -SOFT-N.E.T. Software e Novos Empreendimentos S.A. ­October 1988 to March 1991.

Sales Manager (Government) -DATA GENERAL PORTUGAL -August 1985 to September 1988.

Sales Representative -CASSEL DATA – Computadores e Sistemas Lda. – July 1984 to July 1985.

Sales Representative -INFORGAL – Informática e Gestão Lda. – January 1983 to July 1984.

Chief of Cabinet -Transport Secretary. POA, Brazil. – October 1978 to December 1982 

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present