Miguel Freire

A leader more demanding about himself than others

Miguel Freire 52 years old, is the new partner and chief operating officer of askblue.

It was already part of the team but will now strengthen its corporate and management structure. Miguel Freire, who in recent years has managed askblue’s business consulting area, will lead the Portuguese technology consultant’s new business unit, focused on application maintenance. By assuming the position of Operations Director Miguel Freire also becomes a partner of the company. In your new mission you will be focused “In response to constant market developments and legislative changes that have a daily impact on increasingly complex IT applications, both technologically and functionally,” he explains.

Graduated in Applied Mathematics and with a 30-year career in project management and coordination. Miguel Freire becomes askblue partner in a context of company growth and diversification of its offer, which led to the creation of the Operations unit.

The structure now created will integrate two distinct areas, Application Maintenance and askblue technology center, a support center deployed in Lisbon and Coimbra (at the Pedro Nunes Institute), which is focused on the evolutionary maintenance of Outsystems and .NET / SQ projects. In addition to managing and developing the company’s operations, the new director will have the additional responsibility of “developing partnerships, particularly international ones, aimed at strengthening geographical coverage and models of services and solutions “, he adds.

Experienced manager – with companies like Accenture or Oni Telecomunicações in the curriculum, always in positions Management – Miguel Freire first became team leader at age 31. Today, as it is then, you know that the basis for building successful businesses is knowing how to drive professionals to success. That is why it assumes as a professional ambition “to grow professionals personally and professionally. Making them progressively and appropriately overcome new challenges and responsibilities, encouraging their proactivity, positivism, integrity, rhythm and thus elevating the excellence of the company. as a whole“. It emphasizes “creating opportunities for growth and challenge that fit the ambition of all members of your team.

Recognized among peers as a pragmatic leader, very focused on results and goal achievement, Miguel Freire says he is more demanding about himself than others and argues that this should be the profile of the good leader. A role whose purpose is to help teams reach their maximum performance potential.

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