Paulo Rosado

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Paulo Rosado is Founder and CEO of OutSystems. Since founding the company in 2001, he has lead it from initial startup to an international leader in cutting-edge approaches to the delivery of enterprise web and mobile applications. As CEO, he is responsible for the OutSystems day-to-day operations, as well as leading the company’s product development and technology strategy.

In February 2017, Forbes magazine recognized OutSystems and Paulo as the sixth best cloud computing company and CEO to work for, just behind Google. This was the second year in a row Forbes honored OutSystems with this achievement. In May 2017, Paulo was also selected for having one of the highest satisfaction ratings among 167,000 CEOs by Owler, alongside leaders from Salesforce, LinkedIn and Netflix. He has also been featured as the keynote speaker for multiple NextStep conferences; has given the commencement speech for The Lisbon MBA; and gave a TEDx talk on how low code can lead to better products.

Before OutSystems, Paulo was Executive VP of Global Marketing at Altitude Software, a CRM company present in 32 countries. Before joining Altitude, he co-founded Intervento, an e-business software infrastructure company, acting as its CEO until the company was successfully sold in 1999. Previously Paulo worked in Silicon Valley for Oracle Corp., where he held multiple positions in R&D and Product Management. Paulo has participated in multiple Executive Education programs, and holds a Master's in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Computer Engineering degree from Universidade Nova, Lisbon.

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