Paulo Calçada is CEO of Porto Digital, and OASC’s Council of Cities coordinator since 2021. At Porto Digital Paulo Calçada is responsible for the development of the innovation and the digital transformation strategy in the city of Porto. He’s an entrepreneur working on innovative technologies related to communication, collaborative work and IT platforms, and an evangelist of Open Standards. He has been working on project and executive management and IT platforms for the past 0 years. He has also been an invited specialist in several working groups both at the national and European level. And he is working on Cloud Computing standardization international efforts (ISO/IEC JTC1 SC38; Portuguese Quality Institute Technical Committee TC128). His passion for sharing its experience has led him to participate and organize several conferences, focusing on subjects such as Open Standard, Cloud Computing, and entrepreneurship. He is also one of the founders of the European Association for Cloud Computing (EuroCloud), which is nowadays in more than 22 countries.