Saphety is a leading company in solutions for electronic documents exchange, electronic invoicing and data synchronization amongst companies. Currently, our client portfolio has over 3800 companies and over 140 thousand users throughout 37 countries.
Saphety offers solutions that allow paper-free, simple and automated business processes between organizations. This is accomplished in a secure, reliable, efficient and economic way in accordance with the legal framework in force.
Saphety is owned by the largest Portuguese private investment group - Sonae Group - which has over 44.000 employees in 88 countries. Apart from IT and Telecommunications, the Sonae Group also conducts business in Retail, Real Estate and Industry amongst other areas.
With local offices in Europe and Latin America and a global presence around the world, we develop, implement and support or own software solutions.
Chief Executive Officer
Graduated in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at the Instituto Superior Técnico.
With over 20 years of experience and having held various management functions, Rui Fontoura is the CEO of Saphety since 2010. Until then he was a Director at Softlimits and, previously, a Director at ParaRede and General Manager of ParaRede Brasil.
Chief Financial Officer
Graduated in Business Management at the Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração.
With over 15 years of experience, Paulo Gonçalinho is the CFO of Saphety since 2006 and is also responsible for the Services area, having previously been responsible for the areas of Planning and Business Supervision at Bizdirect and Vobis.
Chief Growth Officer
Graduated in Electric Engineering and Telecommunications at the Instituto Superior Técnico.
João Pereira is since 2012 responsible for the expansion of the Saphety business in the Portuguese and international markets, having previously held management and senior management functions at ParaRede International, EZTrade and M-Insight Technologies.
Chief technology Officer
Graduated in Management Information at the Universidade do Minho.
With a wide experience in the development of IT projects, Jorge Teixeira is the CTO of Saphety since 2012. Previously he was in charge of the product sector, in the electronic invoicing area, at Saphety and Softlimits.
Chief Information Officer / Chief Information Security Officer
Training in Computer Engineering at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
With over 20 years of experience in the IT sector, João Sousa is since 2015 the CIO and CISO of Saphety. He is part of the Sonae Group since 1998, having previously held functions in companies such as Optimus, Sonaecom and NOS Sistemas.
Country Manager Colombia
Graduated in Mechatronics Engineering, at the Universidade de Évora.
With solid international experience in different functional areas, sales, pre-sales, after-sales and product management, he previously held positions at Bosch as a regional Key Account and Business Development for Latin America.