Carlos Coutinho is the CEO and R&D Manager at Caixa Mágica Software in Lisbon, Portugal.
He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, awarded in 2013 by the New University of Lisbon (FCT-UNL), Portugal, where he also does research, with interests in Enterprise Interoperability, Adaptable Platforms and Systems, SOA, and Model-Driven Engineering. He has more than 10 years of experience teaching the fields of IT at Portuguese universities ISEL, ISCAL, ISGB and ISCTE, and has supervised one MSc student. He has five publications in international scientific journals (with ISI-IF) and more than twenty publications in peer-reviewed international conferences, and is part of the review committee of four scientific journals and six yearly international conferences.
He also holds a PMI-PMP® title and has a post-graduation in Project Management by Instituto Superior Bissaya-Barreto (ISBB) in Coimbra, Portugal. He has more than twenty years of experience as an engineer in the enterprise IT area, working in several fields from ICT, Services, Public Administration and the Aerospace industry, in several multinational projects in CMS and other companies like Alcatel, Siemens and Critical Software. He participated and was the company responsible in multiple European Projects like Athena (FP6), TIMBUS (FP7), C2NET (H2020), and numerous ESA projects (EGOS, OCDT, S2K and Galileo).