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Cristina Fonseca

Founder, Talkdesk

Master’s in Telecommunications and Software Engineering, Technical University of Lisbon; studied innovation and future technology, Singularity University. Software engineer, tech entrepreneur and tech enthusias. Formerly, worked as a researcher and built two online businesses. Founder, Talkdesk, a platform that allows users to create a call centre in minutes and integrate it with a variety of business tools, including Salesforce; Talkdesk raised more than $24 million in the last 2 years; led the Talkdesk Lisbon office, mainly focusing in engineering, product, knowledge management and customer experience. Named to 30 under 30 in Enterprise Technology list, Forbes. Interests: the impact technology will have in the next couple of years; the role women play in society today.