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Who is Nuno?

I made a write-up of my story so far which you can go into.

TL;DR: I like to think of myself as someone who loves using technology to make cool stuff. Some of my journey so far:

  • Growing WidgiLabs to become one of the world’s top WordPress Agencies (2022)
  • Ana exited WidgiLabs; Started working with Marco Peralta as WL’s new team leader / engineering manager; Worked on the launch of Seedrs Raise (2021)
  • Check this video of us during the Quarantine (be warned – it’s long); Led the WooCommerce dev team for the scale-up Fresh.Land as they entered Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and Norway; Re-launched their Sweden webshop as well; Revamped Unbabel’s website (2020)
  • Started writing my first book; Developed the online store for UNICEF Portugal (2019)
  • Attended the “Key Person of Influence” Business Accelerator in London; Developed the website for Agenda Cultural de Lisboa (2018)
  • Ran the Berlin Half Marathon; Became a father (2017)
  • Led the team that built and launched digital newspaper ECO – Economia Online (2016)
  • Led the team that built and launched Forbes Portugal & Forbes Africa Lusófona (2015)
  • Integrated the team that built and launched digital newspaper Observador (2014)
  • Developed the first working prototype of Uniplaces (2012)
  • Having quit working for the European Space Agency and starting WidgiLabs. (2010)
  • Winning Sapo Codebits (2009).
  • Quit working for YDreams to go and live abroad while working for the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany. (2008)
  • Worked for YDreams. (2007)
  • Finished my degree and MSc in Computer Science. (2006)
  • Meet my first wife. (2003)
  • Started Kung-Fu practice. (2003)
  • Attended Hackers at Large Conference in the Netherlands (2001)
  • Entered Computer Science degree. (1998)
  • Between 1996-1998 started learning about programming and technology in general and enjoying school more
  • Between 1990 and 1994 the Internet arrived at my house.
  • Joined the scouts (1993).
  • My father bought a PC. (1990)
  • When I was a kid, I don’t remember exactly what age, I saw a news report about computer hackers

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I’m the CEO at WidgiLabs, a WordPress digital agency specializing in websites and eCommerce. I love using technology to make cool stuff.