Cristina Fonseca

Global Shaper, Lisbon Hub, Cleverly

Cristina Fonseca is Chief Executive Officer at Cleverly.ai and Venture Partner at Indico Capital Partners. Formerly, she co-founded Talkdesk, which now has more than 1,000 employees and provides cloud call centre infrastructure to several thousand companies. Her experience as an entrepreneur has led her to play a fundamental role in shaping the current Portuguese entrepreneurial ecosystem. She mentors and invests in numerous tech companies in the areas of digital transformation, business applications, mental health, e-commerce and artificial intelligence, and drives efforts in improving inclusion and diversity, which has made her the recipient of several honours and awards. She is the youngest Member of the Board of the largest energy company in Portugal, Galp, where she is also Member of the Sustainability Committee.