Becoming a Leader | 15 Fev’23, 19h, Sala B.1.2


In this talk, the author will talk about some of his learnings through 4 decades of work, with different learnings from different roles:

  • Studying and freelancing
  • Entrepreneurship: learnings from creating a company
  • Working in corporations
  • Becoming a technology leader in a large organization


 Orador: Pedro Geada. With an Engineering degree, a masters focused on video communications and an MBA, Pedro Geada spent the first part of his career launching a successful start-up company, before taking on a number of senior roles in IT and Telco companies in Portugal. For the last 13 years, Pedro had a leading role in launching and managing multiple large scale streaming services in the world, including Acetrax Movies, Samsung Movies, Sky Store, Sky Sports Box Office, Sky X, NOW, Peacock and SkyShowtime. Working for Sky, Pedro has created an OTT development centre in Portugal that now employees more than 400 people. In parallel he has also led an engineering team of about 1500 people across multiple countries working on OTT streaming platforms and apps. Pedro is now taking a career break to focus on his family and some personal interests.

Universidade Lusófona
ECATI Escola de Comunicação, Arquitetura, Artes e Tecnologias da Informação

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