Managing Director, Sales And Bd

Joel Curado is Managing Director of Business Development at CasperLabs, responsible for worldwide business development and partnerships. Joel has over 17 years experience in the technology industry and smart cities vertical having previously worked at Cisco Systems as part their smart city practice and Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration initiative, leading the Smart City vertical for Switzerland. 

Joel is a PhD Candidate in the field of Information Sciences and Technology, researching the applications and implications of decentralized ledger technologies for the enterprise and smart city spaces in the and Logistics/Supply Chain verticals. 

As an Adjunct Professor at ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and IE Business School, Joel teaches and inspires the next generation of digital leaders and innovators. Additionally, Joel is a Fellow at Blockchain & Climate Institute, a Member at the World Economic Forum, and a Co-Chair of the Board of Advisors at IE Business School, contributing to the advancement of emerging technologies for climate and sustainability actions.

Joel is an IE Business School Executive MBA Graduate, an Economist and specialised in Public Policy by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Experience: 11 years

Yearly salary: $240,000

Hourly rate: $0

Nationality: 🇵🇹 Portugal

Residency: 🇨🇭 Switzerland


Period Title Company
2022 - Managing Director, Business Development Casper labs
2023 - Fellow Blockchain Climate Institute
2023 - Adjunct Professor ISCTE-IUL
2022 - Adjunct Professor IE Business School, Spain - Madrid
2020 - 2022 Advisor SECO, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Switzerland
2019 - 2022 Head of Digital Transformation, CDA Smart Cities Cisco Switzerland
2018 - 2022 Lecturer IE Business School
2021 - Co-Chair/Board Member Tech Advisory Board, IE Business School
2018 - 2019 Customer Success Manager, CX Cisco
2015 - 2018 Technology Strategist Corporate Strategy Innovation Group, Cisco
2014 - 2015 Head of Program Management Office Global Public Sector – Cisco
2012 - 2014 Senior Product Manager, EMEA Cisco
2007 - 2012 Relationship Manager, UK & Ireland Cisco
2011 - 2013 Board Member, European Sustainability Steering Group Cisco
2008 - 2015 Head of Sustainability Initiatives Cisco
2006 - 2006 Consultant Executive Development Associates; San Francisco, US