AI company EBO on Wednesday announced the appointment of Alec Pereira, an IT consultant with more than 27 years of multinational experience, who now joins the company’s pre-sales division.
Before joining EBO, he was Microsoft’s Cloud Solutions Architect for Western Europe, focusing on the Portuguese market particularly overseeing mission critical workloads, such as SAP and BCDR.
Welcoming Mr Pereira, Gege Gatt, CEO of EBO described this latest appointment as another step in EBO’s journey to establish itself on the international market and attract foreign talent.
Dr Gatt explained that Mr Pereira’s role within EBO’s team will consolidate its Data Science and Operations departments and help the evaluation of business and technical requirements to form robust technology solutions that meet customer needs.
“Alec’s strong customer-centric approach brings focus to the central role of solution-engineering at the service of customer strategy. His solution architecture skills examine how different elements of business, information, and technology are applied to solve a specific problem.
During this process, Mr Pereira will oversee all technological risks to ensure that solutions we bring to the market are consistent and develop the value needed,” added Dr Gatt. Prior to his position at Microsoft, he had worked as a Sales Engineer at Veritas Technologies for Western Europe, responsible for data protection and data compliance as well as Business Development Manager for Data Centre & Cloud at Telefónica Brasil, specifically aiming to expand hosting services and public cloud adoption.
Mr Pereira earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies from Monroe College, New York, NY and spent 11 years in the financial sector, garnering experience in institutions such as BBVA and HSBC.