António is Managing Partner and co-founder of Pathena. Also, António serves as a Non-Exec Board Member of several companies of Pathena’s portfolio. António has a degree in Systems Engineering from Minho University, an MBA from Porto Business School, and an AMP from INSEAD. He has also done post-graduate studies at IESE (Barcelona) and MIT. From 1992 to 1997 he was Corporate Information Officer of Sonae Distribuição, the largest Portuguese retailer. He founded and was CEO of Enabler from 1997 onwards – Enabler was a systems integrator strictly focused in retail. This company was acquired by Wipro in 2006 and from then to the end of 2009 he was VP of Retail Services at Wipro. He is also a founding partner of various other IT companies connected – Mobicomp (now part of Microsoft), ITPeers, Profimetrics, QuiiQ, Cardmobili. António is also a Member of the General Board of University of Minho, a Non-Executive Director of COTEC Portugal, Representative of Portugal on Digital Champions of Europe and Member of CNEI – Conselho Nacional de Inovação e Empreendorismo (National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council of Portugal).