Ana Neto
Technical Advisor and Content Writer
  • Funchal,
  • Portugal
Member Since: 2020/07/10
Industry: Computer & IT
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I have been a software engineer since 1997, with a more recent love for writing and public speaking.

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Professional Background
Technical Advisor and Content Writer
Connecting Software
June 2019 – Present
Câmara de Lobos
As Technical Advisor and Content Writer I have done:
•      Write and publish blog articles and website pages (WordPress)
•      Write articles for external websites (Codementor, CRMSoftwareBlog, and others)
•      Write and review user manuals for complex software products
•      Create content for videos, success stories, and sales materials
•      Pre-sales activities, such as product demos
National representative for Portugal
Intervac International
November 2006 – Present
Funchal
As the national representative for Portugal, my responsibilities include
•      Business contacts, by email, phone or social media
•      Press releases, interviews, management of the Portuguese Facebook page and other PR activities
•      Creation of the first Portuguese site for Intervac - development / management / translation
•      Report to Annual General Meetings and Board of Directors
Managing Partner
InforQuali
October 1998 – Present
Funchal
As an entrepreneur, I started my own small software company in 1998. Over time, I have done:
•      Project management
•      Software and website development
•      Commercial contacts
•      Human resources management
•      IT infrastructure management
Project Manager
Intervac International
May 2015 – September 2019
Funchal
As the only project manager in the organization, I
•      Organize and prioritize the backlog - Translate the strategic directions of the Board of directors and the needs of users and other stakeholders into tasks achievable by the development team and make their prioritization. I also suggest changes to the website myself, and these are also included in the backlog and I create mockups if relevant.
•      Manage the work of the development team
•      Coordinate and collaborate with other members of the team such as the newsletter editor, the social media manager and the Adwords manager
•      Maintain the company's blog, which must be in line with newsletters, social media and support channels
•      Support national representatives in what they need and proactively warn them of potential problems (this involves communicating in English with people from many different countries)
•      Support members directly via LiveChat and e-mail
•      Explore and optimize the website's database for marketing purposes
•      Report to Annual General Meetings and Board of Directors
IT Manager and Network management software specialist
ParaRede (integrated into the Glintt group in 2008)
August 1997 – October 1998
Lisboa
IT Management and technical support for the ParaRede group
Helpdesk system installation and management for the companies of the ParaRede Group
Network management software (HP OpenView) installation, configuration, and demonstration for
ParaRede customers and prospects. Also wrote complex commercial proposals for this software.
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Education
University of Madeira
Master's Degree
Software Engineer
2013 – 2014
Worked for a number of years and then went on to the Master's Degree also in Software Engineer (2013 to 2014).
Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
5 years Bachelor Degree
Software Engineer
1992 – 1997
Graduated as a Software Engineer from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, Portugal back 1997.
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Full Biography

Graduated as a Software Engineer in Lisbon, Portugal back 1997.
Moved from Lisbon to Madeira Island in 2000.
Worked in several projects both for her own company and for other companies and organizations.
Completed a Master's Degree also in Software Engineer in 2014.
In 2013 got interested in public speaking and founded the Funchal Toastmasters Club (June 2013) and the Funchal Agora Speakers (August 2018), pioneering this type of club in Madeira Island.

Languages
English
Full Professional Proficiency
Portuguese
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
French
Limited Working Proficiency

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