Summary

Looking for constant challenge, Ricardo developed an international experience around IT Consulting and Sales working for some of the major Portuguese companies in areas such Banking, Telecoms and Government. Formerly Ricardo worked at Staff & Line, where he had the chance to contribute to the business development in Portugal and to establish partnerships with the main IT Players. At Staff & Line Ricardo had the opportunity to participate in some public events as speaker. During his first professional years Ricardo worked at Accenture where he developed his consulting skills and customer oriented character. Later, at Compuware he leveraged his international experience working with peers around the world and participating in some projects in Middle East & North Africa. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and Management, a Post-Graduation in Management and Business Consulting from ISEG and at the present is attenting to "The Magellan MBA" at EGP - University of Porto Business School. After six years of successfully delivering projects for some of the major Portuguese companies, Ricardo decided to develop his management skills through "The Magellan MBA". In the near future Ricardo is looking for an opportunity to develop his career around areas such as Business Development, Marketing, Product Management and Customer Relationship Management. He is also strongly motivated to work for a non-profit organizations.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

MBA Student

University of Porto Business School
Enrolment in the COHiTEC Program in the area of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in cooperation with North Carolina's University (USA).
Apr 2007 - Nov 2008

Pre-Sales & Sales Consultant

Staff & Line
Pre-Sales Business Development Customer Prospecting Customer Management Negotiation Project Management
Jul 2003 - Mar 2007

Pre-Sales Consultant

Compuware Portugal Middle East & North Africa
Sales Team support for Software Quality & Performance solutions; Project Management and Implementation: - Software Test Automation - Application Performance/Load Tests - End-User experience - SLA.
Jul 2002 - Jul 2003

Business Analyst

Accenture
Business Analyst in the Financial Services Area.

Education

Education
2008 - 2009

Magellan MBA

EGP - University of Porto Business School
2005 - 2006

Post-Graduation

ISEG - Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
Operations Management, Strategic Management, Risk Management, Human Resources Management, Corporate Finance, Market Research.
1997 - 2002

BSc

Universidade do Minho