Gonzalo Fernandes

Gonzalo Fernandes

Head of Open Innovation, Etisalat

Gonçalo Fernandes is the Senior Director leading Emerging Technology & Design at Etisalat Digital, managing the Open Innovation program and the engagement with the start-ups, accelerators and incubators ecosystem.

Before joining Etisalat, Gonçalo was the Head of IoT and M2M at Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (du) leading the strategy definition and execution for du’s IoT and M2M portfolio, partnerships and platforms for the enterprise segment. Before joining the region in 2014, Gonçalo was responsible for Cloud, Vertical Services and Alliances in Portugal Telecom.

Gonçalo is also currently a member of the European Blockchain Council a vehicle set up by the European Commission to prepare and launch EU-wide blockchain applications for both public and private sectors. He holds a Business degree from the Universidade Católica of Lisbon and completed several executive programs at INSEAD business school.



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