ADRAL - Alentejo Regional Development Agency
- Published on Monday, 15 October 2012 11:29
Rui Barroso, is ICT Manager at ADRAL – Alentejo Regional Development Agency and responsible for the technical strategy and support on ICT projects in Alentejo.Holds a degree in BsC Computer Science (1999) from the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa – Instituto Superior Técnico.Since 2004 working in Alentejo with a focus on ICT infrastructures and services to promote regional development. Working close with local partners such as municipalities has been deploying several modernization projects supported on ICT. Coordinates a team of people focused on the development of ICT projects, from Data Centre Management, VOIP, Vídeo, Internet presence for local GOV, Intranet, CRM, hotspot network and broadband networks – regional and local municipal.
As major projects supporting the regional development the shared services Data Centre (shared Data Centre for 14 Municipalities) and the RCDE – Alentejo Central Broadband Fibre Network with 640km fibre connecting 14 municipalities.
Participated in several conferences regarding the technical and strategic experience developed at the Évora County Digital Project, including several case studies and one internet live web cast. Started his career at Altitude software Portugal (internet, contact centers and professional services), and has worked at customers like BPI – Banco Português de Investimento, Banco Santander.
Phone: +35 12 66 76 91 50
Role in the project:
Responsible for coordinating ADRAL's work on project ENGAGE focused on promoting, transfering and analysing best practices in the region Alentejo. Development a broadband plan on NGN for Alentejo boosting local and regional development by the use of ICT. Participate in expert meetings and board to develop a more consistent and supporting plan for Europe Connectivity in rural areas.