I am a Ph.D. candidate in Management at FEP UP. My research interests include AI Modeling, Consumer Behaviour, Information Technology, Mobile Marketing, and Data-driven Managerial and Strategic Decisions. My background education is in Economics (Licenciatura and Master). I have over 10 years of B2B experience in business development, project management, consulting, promoting go-to market initiatives, upselling, negotiation, management of portfolio of clients, leading teams, coaching, business strategy, financial analysis, transfer pricing, international tax, value chain management, economic and valuation studies. I have also teaching experience as an Invited Teaching Assistant of Information Systems and International Trade at FEP (undergraduate and master). Currently I work in open innovation and investment projects for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) under the EIC Pilot Business Acceleration Services. I am responsible for interfacing with leading SMEs and start-ups to understand their businesses, technologies and investment needs, while contacting and interacting with large corporations and investors to promote matchmaking.