Paulo Morgado (born 1963), Partner at Antas da Cunha Ecija & Associados. Doctor of Business Administration (PhD) from Nottingham Business School, he holds two degrees: in Business Administration, from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1988), and in Law, from Universidade Lusíada (2001). He also holds an MBA from the Université Catholique de Louvain (1993) and a MPhil from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (2009). Additionally, he owes multiple certifications in digital transformation, obtained at the best international universities (including MIT, Harvard, Stanford, KTH, Oxford, IMD, HEC and Bocconi) and a diploma of professional board member, delivered by Instituto de Consejeros-Administrators.
Paulo began his career at Roland Berger, as a strategy consultant, and later joined the M&A department of Banco Finantia. In 2005, at the age of 32, he incorporated the Vidago Group, listed on the Lisbon Stock Exchange, as General Manager and Board Member.
He joined Capgemini Portugal in 2001, as head of the Strategic Consulting area, and was appointed CEO in 2003. He held this position until 2014, when he was appointed CEO of Capgemini España. In 2018, after six years as Executive Vice President of the Group, he left Capgemini to embrace his own professional projects. Between 2018 and 2021, he developed, with a specialization in Information Technologies (IT), the markets of Madrid and Portugal for a strategy consultant firm from Barcelona, and, in 2021, he co-founded Bridgewhat: a digital start-up focused on business growth.
In addition to the professional services activities, related to corporate finance and business strategy leveraged by information technologies, his career has been highlighted by the execution of complex business turnarounds through sales growth or cost reduction, having a solid reputation in projects that maximize the IT value for money.
In academic terms, he has been a visiting professor at several prestigious universities, such as IE Business School (Madrid) and Porto Business School (Porto).
In addition, he has published eight books on matters related to negotiation and management and writes regularly for newspapers, magazines and other publications.
Regarding associations, having integrated the boards of directors and advisory boards of multiple Portuguese and Spanish organizations covering the technological, managerial and corporate governance areas, merits attention his position as Counselor of Portugal in the World (Portuguese Diaspora).
Partner at Antas da Cunha ECIJA & Associados
Co-founder of Bridgewhat, an Iberian digital start-up
Partner at Twinpikes, a strategy consulting firm from Barcelona
Doctor of Business Administration (PhD) by the Nottingham Business School
Invited professor of IE Business School (Madrid)
Appointed CEO of Capgemini Spain
Executive Vice President at Capgemini Group
Invited lecturer of Porto Business School
Appointed CEO of Capgemini Portugal
Law degree, Universidade Lusíada
Senior Manager at Roland Berger
Managing Director at Grupo Vidago
Deputy Director of Corporate Finance at Banco Finantia
Strategy Consultant, Roland Berger
Business Administration degree, Universidade Católica Portuguesa