Ricardo Silva

CTO, Cisco Portugal

Results driven and passionate, with strong leadership and team building capabilities, able to bring all together to achieve our goals, improve teamwork and synergy while creating a good environment.

With broad technical background covering many aspects of IT, including pre-sales, architecture, technical and consulting services, and deep knowledge of IT infrastructure and solutions, adding value to all propositions and effectively address customer business needs, leveraging Full Stack Observability (FSO) Suite.

Continuous hands-on experience and vast knowledge on Cloud (Hybrid, Public, Private), Disaster Recovery, End User Workplace, Information Management Solutions (Dataprotection, Deduplication, Archive and eDiscovery), working with major solutions from Cisco, Microsoft, VMware, Symantec, HPE, DELL and EMC.

Able to speak in public (both in Portuguese and English) and deliver engaging and persuasive presentations or demos.
Able to create/improve Customer relationships, build confidence and Influence with Strategic Insight, technical knowledge and Project/Team Management skills.