François Régis Tézé

Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Graduation at Science Po, Paris (1980), and Law degree (LL.M) (1982). Previously Sales Manager of Thomson Brandt Armaments (France) (1982), then International Director of the USH Alvis Group (UK) and member of the board of Avimo Ltd. (1985), British defense companies. Founder of GMD (1990) and afterwards all the companies of the GEGCF Group.


Philippe Desfossés

Chief Financial Officer

National School of Administration (ENA)

Paris Institute of Political Sciences (IEP)

Special Advisor to the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Senior Manager/ Axa Group – Private Equity, CEO of ERAFP – The biggest French Pension fund


Henrik Ekstrand

Senior Marketing Advisor

MSc, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden

MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA

CEO of Ören Invest AB, Partner-Company of GEMDT

Investor in various fields of activities


João Penha Inácio                  

Chief Technical Officer

Engineer Degree (Electronic and Telecommunications Engineer) (1972/1978) IST – Instituto Superior Técnico - Portugal.

40 years of professional experience mainly in telecom operators network and services implementation in complex telecom projects:

  • Technical Director at MAXITEL (fixed VOICE operator)
  • General Manager EDINET (fixed VOICE and DATA operator)
  • Coordination Director ONITELECOM (fixed VOICE and DATA operator)
  • Coordination Director ONIWAY (mobile VOICE and DATA 3G operator)
  • Senior Consultant for
    • RADIOMOVEL (mobile VOICE and DATA CDMA operator)
    • MSTELCOM (fixed VOICE and DATA operator)
    • UNITEL (mobile VOICE and DATA 4G operator)
    • MOVICEL (mobile VOICE and DATA 4G operator)
    • NETONE (mobile DATA WIMAX/LTE operator)
    • STARTEL (fixed VOICE and DATA operator)
    • ANGOLA CABLES (submarine cable operator)
    • ANGOLA TELECOM (fixed VOICE and DATA operator)

Fernando dos Santos Cruz

Chief Operations Officer

Engineer Degree (Electronic and Telecommunications Engineer) (1972/1978), IST - Instituto Superior Técnico - Portugal PDE - General Management Program (1993), AESE Business School, Lisbon - Portugal

40 years of professional Operations experience mainly in TV and Telecom Network Operators (fixed and mobile), with the launch and operation of numerous new services, particularly in the TV domain, via optical fiber, microwave links and broadcasting.

20 years of professional experience as a member of EBU - European Broadcasting Union, in the development of technical specifications for the implementation and operation of new TV services.


Mario Sotela Blen

Sales Representative for Latin America & Carribbean

Costa Rican National

Mario had approximately 30 years of experience on directorship of family third generation business of radio-television and communication companies in Costa Rica.

Corporación Costarricense de Televisión Canal 6 and Telesistema Nacional Canal 2 in Costa Rica.1975-2007

Chairman and owner of Sotela Pictures. 1988-1998

Director and shareholder of Cariari Hotel and Corobicí Hotel, Costa Rica. 1986-1991

Director and major shareholder of LACSA airlines, Costa Rica. 1987-1991

President and owner of Heredia Football Club. 2009-2012

President and owner of Africa Mía Wildlife Park, protecting African endangered species in Costa Rica. 2000-2012


João Manuel Oliveira

Marketing Manager

Engineer Degree (Electronic and Computer Engineer) - 1985 – 1900, Specialization in Telecommunications ans Electronics - IST - Instituto Superior Técnico(Portugal).

Post-Graduation - Marketing Program - 1996 - 1997 - ISCTE/INEG.

Post-Graduation - Information Systems/eBusiness - 2000 - Universidade Católica Portuguesa (School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal).

Executive MBA - 2004 - 2005 - ISG - Instituto Superior de Gestão, Business School.


Oswaldo Burgos Robinson

Country Manager for Latin America

Engineer Degree (System Engineer) - 1976 – 1981 “Politecnico Luis Caballero Mejias” (Venezuela).

Post-Graduation - Advanced Program In Project Management And Evaluation” 24th Edition – 2013 - Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Lisbon, School of Business and Economics, Lisbon (Portugal).


Paulo Almeida Antunes

IP Infrastructure Manager

Close to 30 (thirty years) professional experience working in telecom operators, mostly designing and managing data networks and services implementation.


João Robalo da Cruz

Voice Switching & Transmission Manager

Degree in Analog and digital electronics, Navy School, Lisbon.

Technical and professional experience in Telecom infrastructure (re)building and project management; Telecommunications networks and systems engineering; Integration of Intelligent Network and Mobile Location platforms; Intelligent Networks platforms development; IT systems administration and PBX development.