Management team

Under inspirational leadership, our team of talented professionals has successfully ensured fast paced organic growth in a highly competitive industry through continuous globalization and diversification, leveraging our deep expertise, robust proprietary technology platforms and strategic partnerships.

DIOGO SALVI

CEO

 

With a vast experience in banking, Diogo was until 2001 deeply involved in the strategic development of leading Portuguese banks, working closely with renowned bankers and distinguished business consultants in major transformational projects, including restructuring (commercial, IT, etc.), innovation (i.e. phone as banking channel), internationalization and M&A. In 2002, Diogo co‑founded TIMWETECH and became CEO. Recognized as a successful entrepreneur, Diogo was named one of the 50 Mobile Entertainment global leaders in 2009 and won the INSEAD Entrepreneurship Award 2009/2010. Diogo has an MBA from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, the leading business school in Portugal.

ANTÓNIO FOUTO

CFO

 

António joined TIMWETECH as CFO in 2008 and is currently a member of our Executive Committee, as Deputy CEO. He has a solid background in telecommunications, having spent part of his career in Portugal Telecom, where he held various positions from 2001 until 2008. First, performed strategy and business development and, later, became the Finance Director of Portugal Telecom subsidiaries, responsible for finance, administrative, planning and quality control and assurance functions. Following that, he assumed the operational management of commercial operations and client retention. Additionally, António was a Board Member of PT Contact Cabo Verde. António has a management degree from Católica-Lisbon, School of Business and Economics.

PAULO SALGADO

CIO

 

Paulo has vast experience and deep knowledge in Software Development, Digital Services and Telecommunication Industry. He has worked in various companies in the segment, such as Sinfic and General Electric IT Solutions where he was responsible for the implementation of process reengineering, workflow and document management projects, among other management activities. In addition, he was co-founder of Movensis, a pionner company in the Mobile Solutions area. In TIMWETECH since 2003, where he performed different roles on Operations, IT and R&D, Product Innovation and Development. Paulo has a degree in Information Management from the Minho University.

MARTA UVA

VP OPERATIONS

 

Marta has an extensive and diversified career. Prior to TIMWETECH, she worked for Procter & Gamble, for the last 20 years, where she performed different roles, from Finance to Brand Operations. More recently, she was P&G Portugal Director of External Relations, Brand Operations, Shopper Marketing and Marketing Purchases. Marta has a degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Portugal, in Lisbon.

PEDRO MARIANO TEIXEIRA

VP OPERATIONS

 

Pedro started his career participating in the launch of a telecom service provider with both business and technical responsibilities. He then moved on to another startup, this time a telecom software provider that became a world class software player where he has engaged in multiple industry events and taken on responsibilities that range from product and portfolio development to project management, consulting and business development. With a background in electronics and telecommunications from ISEL he holds over 15 years of experience in managerial roles having managed business across Europe to Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. He has joined TIMWETECH as the executive in charge of its technology division as VP Operations.

DEMÉTRIO DI MARTINO

VP LATIN AMERICA

 

Demetrio is an experienced professional with broad international exposure and successful track-record in driving market performance, both as a consultant and executive, in several industries (with focus in Telco and Media).

In his 25-year career, Demetrio has addressed most of the aspects critical to companies’ performance, from strategic planning and turnarounds to organization restructuring, value proposition definition, business efficiency, and change management. Prior to joining TIMWETECH in 2016 as Managing Director in Brazil, Demetrio worked at Value Partners and McKinsey. Demetrio holds an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau (France) and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, Milan (Italy).

VIKAS NAMBIAR

VP MIDDLE EAST

 

Vikas is responsible for the TIMWETECH’s Middle East & North African operations which he started 10 years ago. Prior to TIMWETECH, he has had diversified experience across Telecom, IT, Consumer Electronics & Engineering industries holding positions of management & leadership. Apart from Middle East, he has worked in other geographies including India and Australia. Vikas holds an MBA from Graduate School of Management, University of Western Australia, Perth and an Electronic & Electrical Engineering degree from National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India.

ROMUALD MARAPPAN

VP APAC

 

Romuald is responsible for the TIMWETECH’s Asia Pacific operations which he started 9 years ago. Prior to TIMWETECH, he gained experience across a variety of Telecom and IT segments, working his way up to positions of management & leadership. Apart from Asia Pacific, he has worked in other geographies including India, Japan and USA. Romuald holds an MBA from Malaysian Multimedia University and an Electronics, Telecommunications & Computer Engineering degree from University of Bradford, UK.

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