Photography: Pedro Figueiredo
Paulo Calçada holds a Master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is head advisor for the innovation area of the Porto City Council and is the CEO of Porto Digital. For the past 3 years he has been connected to the University of Porto and to the Instituto de Telecomunicções (Telecommunication Institute) having been executive director of the competence centre for the Cities of the Future of the University of Porto and responsible for the business development and knowledge transfer unit of the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Porto. He was one of the 11 founders of the European Association for the promotion of Cloud Computing, EuroCloud, representing Portugal and was Vice President of EuroCloud Europe, from 2013 to 2016. EuroCloud is a non-profit association which seeks to promote and disseminate the Cloud Computing model in Europe and is currently present in 31 countries.
He is an active participant in national and international working groups related to information technology, namely in the areas of interoperability and certification. He is the Portuguese representative for the ISO committee for the certification and standardization of Cloud Computing (ISO/IEC JTC1 SC38).
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