José has been engaging with customers for last 21 years in delivering business transformation projects in different sectors such as IT, healthcare, financial services, government, construction, among others. He developed most of his expertise in international assignments with a focus on international business development, change management, program and project management, partners management, management information systems, leadership development and business strategy and execution.
José led and participated in projects with high impact and complexity in national and multinational companies, of medium and large dimensions, both private and public, in Portugal, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Brazil, France, Spain, Mexico, Chile, Angola, Mozambique, Swaziland, Gambia, Switzerland and the UAE.
In 2013, José co-founded Wymbe (www.wymbe.com) to create, develop and deliver experiences for sustainable lifestyle improvement that promote the potential and sense of achievement of the human being. José is part of a great team committed to offering the best solutions supported in scientific knowledge with the most effective technologies for behavioural change and neuroscience.
José's academic background includes an Executive MBA in management from the university of Porto, with certifications in coaching by the ICC - The International Coaching Community and Neuro linguistic Programming Society of NLP - Richard Bandler. During his education, he studied at Instituto de Empresa, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universidade Portucalense. During the startup venture, he was trained by the MIT acceleration program building global innovators.
Sukhdev has 25 years experience working in finance, consulting and as an entrepreneur. He started work in London as a management consultant concentrating on IT, operations and business strategy. After his MBA, Sukhdev worked in investment banking, first in New York, then in London. He co-founded and ran a boutique advisory for 11 years in Dubai concentrating on new ventures and real estate development. Currently Sukhdev runs a portfolio of companies and is the co-founder of Amena Ventures Limited concentrating on new ventures in robotics and Internet of Things.
Sukhdev has helped start a number of companies in various sectors including education, healthcare, real estate, agriculture and textiles. He has worked with a number of entrepreneurs to coach and mentor the development of their businesses and develop business cases to help raise financing.
Sukhdev has a unique blend of skills developed from two very different backgrounds. He has two degrees in IT, is a computer programmer, and has a number of years of experience in IT and operations. He also has an MBA with a concentration in finance, is a CFA, and has worked in banking for numerous years. The combination of the two allows him to build operations and also understand the governance, accounting and finance issues raised in businesses.
Sukhdev is a CFA charter holder, has an MBA with top honours from Columbia Business School in New York, an MSc from The London School of Economics, a BSc (Hons) from Aston University in Birmingham, England, and a diploma in accounting from the ACCA.
Through the years, we have created an extensive network of highly experienced entrepreneurs and senior executives that support us in selecting projects, evaluating market potential and defining the best go-to-market strategies for each product. They all have a passion for building new ventures and a strong focus on delivering great value for customers.