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The team behind the product

To lead the development of the UTRUST platform, we assembled an experienced and expert core team of Software Engineers, UX and Design experts, supported by a board of experienced advisors in cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, venture capital and banking.

Nuno Correia
CEO
Nuno Correia

An early cryptocurrency investor, deeply involved in crypto markets and community since early 2011, has successfully co-founded several B2C ventures. With a background in Law and Marketing, he is passionate about the transformative future of digital payments.

Filipe Castro
CIO
Nuno Correia

An MBA with an MSENG and love for disruptive technologies. Early career in development of software solutions, including electronic payment systems. Internationally-minded, moved from corporate to small ventures in Scandinavia, complemented with an MBA in China and a brief advisory role. Now engaged in business development and strategic development of cool new ventures.

Artur Goulão
CTO
Nuno Correia

Former CTO in a leading digital payment platform company and current head of Development of a Swiss-based Cybersecurity company. Excels and is deeply involved in development and R&D of software-related payment systems, in either classical or Blockchain Smart contract-based approach. Has a background in Computer Science from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) and MIT.

Roberto Machado
CPO
Nuno Correia

Founder and Product Manager at several startups prior to UTRUST, he has been leading different teams to build highly-reliable software products, with a focus on the end user experience. Previously, he has worked together with major international companies such as AT&T, Betfair, Airtel and Uphold, being responsible for the vision outline, goals and product strategy of solutions used by millions of users.

João Gil Figueira
CLO
Nuno Correia

International lawyer with extensive experience in international taxation and legal aspects of cross-border investment in several industries such as IT/Media, Real Estate, M&A, Finance, FinTech and Cryptocurrency. Due to his background in both Law and Management, he is counsel to Boards of Directors of several companies. João is Managing Partner of a Lisbon based firm, Lugna, and a college Professor. Providing forward-looking solutions in challenging new sectors is part of his daily business.

Gil Monteiro
CFO
Nuno Correia

Former CFO in a multinational manufacturer company he has a solid background experience has a statutory auditor in several industries such as Manufacturing, Real Estate and Services. Having more than 20 years’ experience in Finance, he has worked as a consultant worldwide with focus in South America and Europe. Accountable for multi-million euro budgets he his focus on optimizing performance and allocate resources to exceed profit and stakeholder expectations.

Rodrigo Russell
COO
Nuno Correia

Experience in Venture Capital, M&A, new investments evaluation, strategy definition, and business planning. Extensive knowledge of US and Europe technology ecosystem with special coverage of cybersecurity, fintech, and blockchain technology sub-sectors. Economics degree from Católica Porto Business School and a postgraduate degree in Financial Analysis from Porto Business School.

Miguel Amador
Head of operations
Nuno Correia

Former Program Manager at Startup Braga, which runs a startup incubator, accelerator, and investment fund. Ph.D. candidate at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, under the MIT Portugal Program, with a focus on Engineering and Public Policies to foster Health Innovation using real-world data. In 2014, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to join the MIT, USA, where he got his passion for blockchain and the crypto world.

Julia Vilaça
Head of Marketing
Nuno Correia

With a background in Business Management and vast experience in managing various different styles of communities, including projects that range from lifestyle to fashion… and now the cryptocurrency world. Above all, she works with passion, meaning and purpose.

João Ferreira
Head of design
Nuno Correia

Designer at Subvisual with over 5 years experience in designing all sorts of innovative web-centered products. In his UX methodology, he obsesses over a human-centered approach, focused on bringing out the best possible experience for the end user. He digs deep to understand the drive and motivations in using a product, while looking for opportunities to empower the user at every step.

Luís Ferreira
Head of development
Nuno Correia

Working at Subvisual for more than 5 years, he specializes in the development of complex web-centered solutions, using Ruby and RoR. He has a fondness for open source tech and giving back to the community. He is an accomplished Rails mentor, teaching in workshops, university classes and events. He also loves experimenting with new, fun programming languages, from Haskell to Elixir or even Crystal.

Rita Vilaça
Head of Customer Happiness
Nuno Correia

Customer feedback is priceless and a key factor to companies. Patient, empathetic, passionately communicative and problem-solving oriented. Guarantees that all your questions are answered. She acts as a liaison, provides product and services information to solve any emerging problems that our customers might face with accuracy and efficiency.Has a background in Criminology from the University of Porto and post graduations in Bussiness Management.

Bruno Azevedo
Software developer
Nuno Correia

A Software Engineer with a specialization in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. He loves to explore different technologies and combined with his 5+ years of experience as a web developer makes him a force to be reckoned with in cutting-edge projects. He aims to be the best version of himself applied into whatever area he's interested in.

Daniel Coelho
Software developer
Nuno Correia

Solving family and friends tech problems since primary school ended up with a graduation on Informatics Engineer at University of Minho, with a Professional Photography diploma in the middle just for kicks. Former Ruby on Rails developer and React explorer. A cryptocurrencies enthusiast that believes in the blockchain transparency and mass adoption.

Fernando Mendes
Software developer
Nuno Correia

With a background on distributed systems and computing, he loves to give back to the community, being part of different volunteering organizations. A young prodigy with multiple academic awards and fresh from college, he is now focusing on mastering cutting-edge technologies that will help change the world.

Francisco Baila
Product designer
Nuno Correia

A young designer with a passion for typography who always has five minutes to talk about it. He had the oportunity to work with worldwide known brands and platforms, beautifing technology into a friend.

Gabriel Poça
Software developer
Nuno Correia

There is no time for introductions, but you would instantly get that this guy is a top-notch web developer loving every aspect of it. From working in key-projects for AT&T and helping launch new fintech and healthcare care startups, Gabriel had different experiences that makes him a balanced all-round developer and PM.

Joana Gomes
Product designer
Nuno Correia

Digital designer specialized in creating web and mobile interfaces. She loves to solve problems and believes in building products that should not only work, but also be pleasurable and exciting for the user. She is driven by her enthusiasm for design and her passion for learning.

Jorge Rebelo
Community manager
Nuno Correia

Has a strong focus on Public Relations. A passion for technology led him into the Blockchain space. He now helps businesses in building strong Communities by leveraging the power of engagement.

Laura Esteves
Product manager
Nuno Correia

With a background in management, she has contributed to different organizations in tech and media, insuring the smooth execution of operational activities and events. Analytical and driven, she analyzes and manages KPIs towards continuous growth and operational excellence. Always with a smile on her face she has the power to swiftly turn any complicated situation into a new milestone success for the team.

Miguel Palhas
Software developer
Nuno Correia

With years of Web Development experience, and a background in High-Performance Computing, he is constantly working towards making the web better and faster for the user. He is passionate about the blockchain and other cutting-edge technologies, and the possibilities they open for mankind's future. He kept his record IQ a secret. Not a secret anymore.

Pedro Costa
Software developer
Nuno Correia

An acomplished full-stack web Developer at Subvisual. His experience goes way back to the world of HPC and the beginnings of Web 2.0. Describing himself as pedantic, he's constantly experimenting and trying new approaches to classic problems striving for excellence at every.

Ronaldo Sousa
Software developer
Nuno Correia

Restless techie, design guru and music lover that likes to build complex software for the people. Usually you can find him coding hard in front of a computer, getting inspired with a guitar or meditating on a couch. Always learning new exoteric programming languages, he is keen on decentralized systems and modern technologies.

Join us in shaping the future of online payments

We are a team of extremely talented young people from diverse backgrounds. Do you want to be a part of the online payment revolution? Let’s talk!

Work wherever you want

We believe in a future without borders, so we have a remote-first culture. Our headquarters are in Braga, a beautiful city in northern Portugal, but we hire worldwide.