Analyst Profile

Joao Tapadinhas

Joao Tapadinhas

Research Director

5 years at Gartner ,  25 years industry experience
United Arab Emirates

Roles and Responsibilities

Joao Tapadinhas is a research director at Gartner, focused on business intelligence (BI), analytics and performance management, and covering Mobile BI in detail. He also helps Latin America organizations create, implement and evolve their BI strategies.

Areas of Coverage

  • Business Intelligence


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Tapadinhas spent two years as practice director at Portugal Telecom Information Systems, leading teams implementing projects in BI, enterprise content management and enterprise application integration. Prior to that, he worked 11 years in Portugal Telecom's mobile operator, designing its BI system and helping the company derive value from analytics. He also managed the IT unit at Dun & Bradstreet Portugal during his four years tenure in the business.

Professional Background

Dun & Bradstreet, Head of IT, 4 years
Portugal Telecom Information Systems, Practice Director, 2 years
Portugal Telecom Mobile, Head of Business Intelligence and Analytics, 11 years


M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Lisbon