From Portugal to the World!
Born in 1958
Gastão Taveira has been presiding over Altitude Software since 2003 when he led a consortium of investors that bought the company out of insolvency and later turned it around.
For the last 15 years Gastão Taveira has been an active entrepreneur and manager in Information Technologies. Besides Altitude Software he developed two other major projects.
Enabler, a Systems Integrator based in Porto. Gastão Taveira led a management buy-out of this company and became its Managing Director from 1999 to 2003. This company was acquired by Wipro in 2005.
Gastão Taveira was founding partner and Director of MobiComp, a company based in Braga, which focused on mobile software solutions and services, since 2000 until the company was acquired by Microsoft in 2008.
Before becoming an entrepreneur in IT Gastão Taveira had a 15 years long career in international strategy consulting and management in McKinsey & Company and Credit Suisse among others.
Gastão Taveira holds a graduate degree in Engineering from the University of Porto (FEUP) and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France).