CEO - Chief Executive Officer
António has a degree in Physics and Materials Engineering, from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia of the University Nova de Lisboa, (1983).
He participated in two programs at “École Nationale Supérieur de Techniques Avancées” in Paris (1985) and the 10th Top Management program at the Ericsson Management Institute in Colorado USA and Sweden - Harvard and Fontainbleau based Programs, (1993). In 2011, António participated in the Kellogg|Católica Advanced Management Program for Senior Executives.
António Neto is Partner and Director of Cycloid since October 2015.
Previously, between March 2013 and September 2015, he was a Board Member of Telcabo Group, responsible for the group's International Operations in several countries, including USA, UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Morocco, Angola, Namibia and Botswana.
António joined the Alcatel Group in 1994 as Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning for Alcatel Portugal. He was the Chairman of Alcatel Office for the Expo 98 Worldwide Exhibition and, in 1995, he was the Commercial Director of Alcatel Portugal.
António had several responsibilities in the Alcatel Group like Region Director of Alcatel Mobile Division of South Europe. Following the merger of Alcatel and Lucent, in January 2007, he became General Manager of the Carrier Business Group in Alcatel-Lucent Portugal and, by 2009, a Global Account Director for Vodafone.
Prior to joining Alcatel, António worked at Ericsson Portugal as Director of Strategic Development and as Networks and Projects Director (July1988 to March 1994).
Before Ericsson, António was an assistant at FCT/UNL - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia of University Nova de Lisboa, developing R&D at LNETI (National Laboratory of Engineering and Technology (1986-1988). He previously worked at INDEP - National Defence Industries (1983-1986) and in the Centrel Group (1982-1983).