Lisbon Community Meetup May 2017


Welcome to the Agile Connect Community!

Here is the May 2017 Lisbon Community Meetup!

João Fernandes

João Fernandes has been focused most of his career focused on creating the ground for the development and roll-out to the market, of innovative products, both at the level of product management but also at the level of organization and business re-structuring.

As a result, João was deeply involved in leading turn-around processes, strategic planning, performance optimization and business development within several industries. Moreover, he was also involved in P&L and in the rollout of more than 20 software products worldwide (for both B2B and B2C).

In the recent years, as ICT executive his main focus was: managing international expansion processes, overseeing corporate budgeting & finance, designing plans to enhance efficiency and profitability and organizational leadership. Besides his experiences in executive roles, João also has 5 years working as a software developer and team leader.

João’s academic background combines technology and management with a Master’s degree in Information Systems and Computer Engineering and an MBA at Católica | Nova. João’s main passions and drivers are innovation, people, and strategy!


  • Welcome.
  • Talk “From sexy to nightmare – a business perspective over Agile”, by João Fernandes.
  • Coffee Break.
  • Second “The Agile is Right”, the most amazing Agile Quiz you have ever played. It has a HUGE prize a free spot on the next Certified Scrum Master (CSM) on the 29th and 30th of June with Carlton Nettleton. More info here.
  • Finish.

The 6th Lisbon community meetup will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, at Create IT.

This event is FREE to attend, but you have to RSVP for a ticket at

Create IT

See you there & bring a friend!