João Vasconcelos is a Senior Advisor at Clearwater International. He is a former Secretary of State of Industry for the Portuguese Government (2015-17) and the founder of Start-up Portugal, a public entity that supports the growth of the Portuguese entrepreneurial ecosystem.  With over 20 years’ of experience in the technology and entrepreneurship sectors, João was the responsible for the government support of Websummit in Portugal. He is actually the founder and leader of “Think tank”, with the 40 most relevant Portuguese CEO’s, that intends to discuss the new dynamics of the industrial sector and the future of the Portuguese economy.