Co-founder and CEO of Aptoide
Seasoned entrepreneur Paulo Trezentos founded software development company Caixa Mágica Software in 2000. He continued to work on his business while pursuing his master’s and a PhD in Computer Science from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, Portugal. Caixa Mágica Software handled many projects, including Aptoide, an independent Android app marketplace that later became a separate company. Trezentos closed his first company in 2015. He continues to work as an assistant professor at Lisbon's University Institute ISCTE, where he lectures in Operating Systems and Computer Architecture at the bachelor's and master's levels.