Paulo Jorge Teixeira Matos graduated in Industrial Electronic Engineering in 1994, received the M.Sc. in Informatics in 1999 and the PhD in Technologies of programming in 2005. He joined the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança in 1996 where he is professor in the Informatic and Communication Department. He has published more than 20 papers in national and international conference proceedings and supervised more than 150 graduation, master and PhD students.
He has also several years working on consulting and development activities for several national and international companies and institutions. In 2013, he founded the startup Techwelf where he remains as CTO and CEO and where projects like Welfy HVAC Smart Controller, eLeveling System, OK1Part, eQRCI, Smart Traffic Light Controller, Swopi Video Stream and many other products and solutions were created. Some of them allowed Techwelf's presence in acceleration programs of recognized international merit, such as EDP Inoovation and Boston Global Immersion. In 2017, he founded the Aresta Binária, Lda promoter of the marketplace Pin2Give and Productivity Smart Coach, where he stay as CTO.
His research interests are in the field of Intelligent Decision Support Systems, Web Semantic, IoT, Sensor networks, Industry 4.0, but mainly technological innovation entrepreneurship. He participated in some national and FP7 funded projects such as Grace and Arum.