António is the Managing Director of Claranet Portugal, a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader in Cloud-based managed hosting, as well as the CEO of Lunacloud, a cloud infrastructure provider. He holds a degree in Computer Science Engineering, from INSA Lyon (France). Founder of Esoterica in 1994, the first private Internet Service Provider in Iberia (access & hosting), a business that he sold in 1999. Worked for VIA NET.WORKS Inc. (US-based Internet services multinational) as Director of European Network Services for Southern-Western Europe. Joined the Claranet group, an European networks and hosting managed service provider, in 2005, as Managing Director of the Portuguese subsidiary and a member of the group’s Senior Management Team. Antonio has a 20-year track record in founding and managing several companies in the Internet/Hosting industry (Esoterica, VIA NET.WORKS, Amen, Claranet and now Lunacloud), as well as other business areas.