Paulo Marques is a CMU Portugal Scientific Director. He is the Co-founder and Technical Fellow at Feedzai, the first startup created under the scope of the CMU Portugal program. He served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Feedzai for 13 years, since its inception. Before founding Feedzai, Paulo was the Director of the Carnegie Mellon University Portugal Professional Master in Software and had a dual appointment at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Coimbra. Over the years, he led a large number of projects for the European Space Agency, Microsoft Research, and Siemens among other companies. Paulo holds a PhD in Distributed Systems, and he has authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers as well as a book. He is currently the Scientific Director of the CMUPortugal program, member of the Forbes Technology Council and an early-stage investor.