Jose Simoes is the founder and CEO at Mobitto, where he is responsible for business development and strategic growth of the company.
He currently holds an Engineering PhD from the Technical University of Berlin (Thesis: "Key Enablers for User-Centric Advertising across Next Generation Networks"). Previously, Jose graduated with distinction in Telecommunications and Computer Engineering in 2006 at Instituto Superior das Ciencias do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE), Portugal. Jose also studied at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil. As part of his PhD, he also did some research work at State University of Saint Petersburg (Russia).
In the past he has worked as a senior researcher for Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS (Germany) and previously as a network engineer / business development for Netcall (Portuguese startup on VoIP).
His current interests are User Quality of Experience (QoE) applied to next generation services (personalization, contextualization, adaptation, mobility and interactivity) and advertising. His work also includes social networks, reality mining and context-aware technologies.