Eduardo VilaçaChairman & Founder
Eduardo Vilaça is the founder of Noesis. His entrepreneurial and social responsibility vision is largely due to his experience in a changing society, leading him to search for new economic models and values to build a better world. His passion for the ocean is proportional to the spirit of discovery, which has kept him sailing with Noesis always looking for new ports.
Our CEO. Driven by good causes, honesty and sharing are his main values to lead Noesis goals: helping your business grow faster. The satisfaction of Noesis’ clients, partners and talents, and the contribution to a better society make him believe that technology has to be a part of his world. He is often inspired to innovate by the travels he makes around the world.
Nelson Pereira, who joined Noesis in 2005, is the organisation’s CTO and a pioneer in the Quality area. He is driven by innovation and is constantly challenging the several business units to seek best solutions. For Nelson, the Moon is only a pit stop in the Milky Way. Whether he is speeding up towards digital transformation, or on a go-kart track, speed is his escape to... increase adrenalin.
Andy O'DriscollQuality Management Director
With twenty years of experience in IT, he is our Irish lucky charm. He started working in Development, but his commitment to Quality led him to lead this area. Inspired by Noesis’s expansion, he represents the brand in various regions, currently in the United Kingdom. He likes to celebrate the tries of the Irish rugby team and practices mindfulness on the golf course. A hole in one, for sure!
José Padre EternoExecutive Director
Working for over 18 years in the area of IT, José Padre Eterno joined Noesis in 2007. Always focused on clients and with wide experience in digital transformation and processes, he leads commercial teams with a view to create value for clients and help them overcome the challenges of this era. He was born in Borba and his hobbies are jogging, cooking and, more recently, cabinet-making.
José PereiraInfrastructure Solutions Director
With 20 years’ experience in the sectors of Communications and High Tech, he specialised in transformation and digitalisation programmes. In 2017, he embraced the challenge launched by Noesis: leading the area of Infrastructure Solutions. In his opinion, “resilience, agility, scalability and security are critical requirements for a Hybrid Infrastructure paradigm”. Born in Guimarães, he is a golf fan.
Luís de CastroFinance & Controlling Director
Luís de Castro, who joined Noesis in March 2017, has a passionate interest in management, financial analysis and negotiation. Luís, who foresees an ongoing improvement of the organization, based on the hard and thorough work of teams, always seeks to follow the motto “Push the limits & raise the bar”. He loves being with his family in his free time and his favourite sports are rugby and horse riding.
Micaela GonçalvesAssociate Director
With a career of 17 years in IT, and working at Noesis from 2011 onwards, Micaela Gonçalves is in charge of the area of Professional Services. Looking ahead, she foresees that PS area will stay true to its origin, as she monitors and fosters her relationship with consultants through a policy of trust with her clients. Her hobbies are travelling and keeping up with the latest fashion trends.
Nuno PachecoAgile Solutions, BI and ERP Director
Working for Noesis since 2012 and managing three business areas: Agile Solutions, Business Intelligence and Enterprise Resource Planning. He worked as university teacher for several years, has a liking for digital transformation and a strong passion for Artificial Intelligence. During the remaining hours he does stand up paddle surfing in Ericeira and rides on his skateboard, embodying the agile methodology!
Pedro CariaSales Director
Pedro Caria, with a career focused on IT, is the Sales Director at Noesis. He plays tennis intensively, he is a supporter of a healthy lifestyle and sports, as well as a huge fan of Pearl Jam. Goethe’s quote: “Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world” is one of his sources of inspiration.
Rodolfo Bravo PereiraMarketing & Communication Director
Working at Noesis since 2011, Rodolfo has over 20 years’ experience in IT and is currently the Marketing and Communication Director. He is obsessed with Noesis brand positioning among national and international top companies and counts on Noesis talents to carry out this mission. Driven by the mantra of 3Ps “Pasta, pasta, pasta”, he hates inertia with a passion and does his best to stay young by regularly playing padel.
Rodolfo Luís PereiraEnterprise Solutions Director
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination”, by Albert Einstein, is his inspiration. The Manager of Enterprise Solutions has 20 years’ experience in IT and believes that the future of the area includes natural resourcefulness to present solutions in line with the liking of clients and market stimuli. His priority in his free time are his children, but he also devotes himself to DIY and gardening.
Teresa Lopes GândaraHuman Capital Director
Our Human Capital Director has over 20 years’ experience in IT. Digital transformation has already reached her area, but she argues that, in addition to that, the priority should the people and their appreciation. “I want people to have the best possible professional experience at Noesis”. She does not like routine, but her motto will always be: “No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”!