The NOVA IMS Alumni Association's mission is to collaborate in the growth of NOVA IMS. The pursuit of the mission is based on 3 major strategic pillars: networking, mentoring and talks.
Identifying, knowing and maintaining relationships with our former students are critical and fundamental tasks in the first pillar. Identifying in which countries and activity sectors they work, and what functions they occupy are priority tasks of the members of the different social organs of the Alumni, either intensively through social networks or personal contacts.
The second pillar is our contribution through our accumulated experience and the roles we play in the development of the different dimensions of NOVA IMS students, especially our undergraduate students.
Finally, the third pillar aims at improving eclectic knowledge, technical and professional skills through lifelong encounters, courses, and conferences in different areas of knowledge. We believe that these are the pillars that allow us to contribute to the development and prestige of NOVA IMS through the personal and professional relevance of our former students.
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With a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology and a Post-Graduate course in Digital Enterprise Management at NOVA IMS Information Management School, Paulo Leitão started his professional career in 2014 specializing in Organizational Consulting, focusing on Talent Acquisition & Development topics.
Cláudia works as a Data Analyst at OutSystems for the Engineering department, providing insights for better decision making and an analytics driven product roadmap.
Cláudia holds a degree in Information Management and a Master’s in the same field with a specialisation in Business Intelligence from NOVA IMS Information Management School.
António holds degrees in Information Systems and Technology and a master's in Information Management, with a specialization in Business Intelligence at NOVA IMS Information Management School.
During his career he has been working on Business Intelligence projects, having worked at companies such as HP, Deloitte, DXC Technology, BI4ALL, and currently, he's a Senior Data Engineer at Tripadvisor.
Rodrigo is a Data Technology Manager at Jerónimo Martins. Rodrigo holds a degree in Information Management and is currently finishing a masters degree in the same course at NOVA IMS Information Management School.
His experience allowed him to develop impactful data engineering and analytics projects in the last 5 years, both working with on-prem and cloud infrastructure.
Jorge Abreu works as a Data Scientist for Grupo Ageas Portugal.
He has a masters degree in Data Science and Advanced Analytics, allowing him to develop impactful analytical projects in the insurance sector 5+ years.
Jorge is an extremely curious person and is always looking for new knowledge sharing experiences!
Nadine Côrte-Real is Head of Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in Banco de Portugal.
She holds a Ph.D in Information Management and she is an invited Professor at NOVA IMS, coordinator of the Big Data Analytics for Business course and executive trainings related with data governance and responsible AI.
Ricardo Isaías Serafim is the Head of Innovation projects and Controlling at Lidl Portugal.
PMP certified, he started his career in IT. With an MBA, a Masters in Management and a Postgraduate Progam in Business Intelligence, he has a great experience in management and projects.
Method, organization and strategy are up to him!
Vision and Mission
The Alumni Association has as its vision to honor former and current students of NOVA IMS. The mission is to collaborate in the growth of NOVA IMS based on three strategic pillars: Networking, Knowledge Sharing, and Mentoring.
- To encourage the interconnection and participation of current and former students in the life of NOVA IMS;
- To contribute to the development of the prestige and reputation of NOVA IMS;
- To collaborate in the initiatives of insertion of current and former students in the labor market ;
- To develop the improvement of knowledge and technical and professional skills throughout life through meetings, courses, and conferences;
- To support actions to attract future candidates to become students of NOVA IMS.
The governing bodies of NOVA IMS Alumni were elected on February 2nd, 2023, in the General Constituent Assembly, for a term of four years. The ALUMNI NOVA IMS is registered under the name "Alumni - Association of Former Students of Nova Information School", and was created on September 21, 2018 and has the NIPC with no. 515085502.
The composition of the corporate bodies is as follows:
Ivo BernardoPresidentKnow more
Catarina CostaVice PresidentKnow more
Marta SousaMemberKnow more
Ricardo SerafimMemberKnow more
André SerafimMemberKnow more
Board of the General Assembly
Carlos FranciscoPresidentKnow more
Vasco SantosVice PresidentKnow more
Vicente CostaSecretaryKnow more
Ricardo SalgueiroPresidentKnow more
Pedro MataVice PresidentKnow more
Patrícia AfonsoMemberKnow more
José CostaFirst Alumni President in 2003Know more
# Join us!
NOVA IMS ALUMNI is a collaborative organization open to new members. If you have any ideas you would like to see implemented or want to join the team, contact us at email@example.com
What does it mean to be a NOVA IMS ALUMNI ambassador?
- Be part of the Alumni community;
- Offer their availability voluntarily;
- Share their knowledge and experience;
- Grow the networking community;
- Actively contribute with ideas, events, and projects;
- Bring learning experiences;
- Strengthen the Alumni community by inviting former students;
- Reinforce the ties between NOVA IMS and its alumni.
Who can be an ambassador?
All students and graduates from NOVA IMS who have completed at least one enrollment in:
- Bachelor's degree;
- Master's degree;
- Doctoral degree;
- Executive Education.
What do I need to do to become an Ambassador?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Full name;
- Completed Course;
- Year of conclusion;
- LinkedIn Profile (if applicable).
Events and Initiatives
NOVA IMS ALUMNI: Networking Dinner
27 de outubro de 2023Saber mais
ALUMNI NOVA IMS Insights: 3cket and the Startup World
September 21st, 2023Saber mais
R Open Class
July 20th, 2023Know more
June 30th, 2023Know more
NOVA IMS ALUMNI: Networking Dinner
May 19th, 2023Know more
Python Open Class
May 4th, 2023Know more
ALUMNI NOVA IMS Insights: Round Table Data Engineers
April 18th, 2023Know more
NOVA IMS ALUMNI: Round Table Data Scientists + Mentoring Wrap Up
February 9th, 2023Know more
NOVA IMS ALUMNI: Networking Dinner
January 27th, 2023Know more
ALUMNI NOVA IMS Mentoring
November 10th, 2022Know more
After all the polls wrong in Lisbon?
October 20th, 2021Know more
What do a Painter, Athens and Information Management have in common?
June 23rd, 2021Know more
Running, Entrepreneurship and GIS: Experiences and Teachings
May 19th, 2021Know more
Japan - Walking through the Land of Gods and Spirits
April 14th, 2021Know more
B2B and B2C eCommerce strategies
March 17th, 2021.Know more