António Alegria

António Alegria

OutSystems

Head of Artificial Intelligence

António Alegria is an innovator with a track record of bootstrapping and leading organizations that develop breakthrough products powered by cutting-edge AI and Data technology. He has spent the last 15 years working at the intersection of AI, data, engineering, and design. Always focused on inventing the future and designing products people love and use daily. As Head of AI at OutSystems, Antonio took on the unique mission of teaching machines to code to make software development 100x faster with zero training. He bootstrapped and scaled the OutSystems.AI group from 0-to-1, doing R&D on AI-assisted software development, graph neural networks, automated reasoning, and self-supervised language models. OutSystems has shipped multiple breakthrough capabilities across the OutSystems platform, with widespread adoption. As a result, AI is now considered one of OutSystems' key differentiators and competitive advantages. Previously at Feedzai, António helped design, build and productize the core technology behind the market-leading fraud detection product based on ML and real-time, large-scale data processing. After this, he took on the challenge of bootstrapping, bringing to market and scaling their SaaS-based cloud offering, protecting some of the world's top brands. As the Cloud leader, he was ultimately responsible for R&D, product, operations, and support. António has experience leading organizations cross-functionally, defining and owning the strategy, and executing it end-to-end. Because of that, he has created highly collaborative, nimble, and effective organizations. Furthermore, he is always a driver for change, cross-organization collaboration, and learning by shipping.