Dreamer, Entrepreneur, Business Developer, Researcher, Consultant, and Speaker
Interested in entrepreneurship (especially social entrepreneurship), innovation, migration, quality of life and happiness, poverty reduction, and social capital
Education and Activity
Paulo Bento is a Ph.D. in Social Sustainability and Development, with Thesis Innovation and Social Capital in Social Entrepreneurship for Poverty Reduction from the Open University of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal, magna cum laude MBA in Entrepreneurship from Jones International University [JIU], Englewood, Colorado, and Graduate in Organization and Business Management, with a dual major in Marketing and International Business, from the ISCTE Business School | University Institute of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
He is also a researcher, with entrepreneurship (especially social entrepreneurship), innovation, migration, quality of life and happiness, poverty reduction, and social capital as main research interests.
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In the Five Continents
Paulo counts with several papers selected and work done as a peer reviewer for leading conferences on entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship of the five continents, that have been taking place in Argentina, Canada (Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Windsor), India, Namibia, New Zealand, Mexico, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, and United States (New York, New Jersey, Boston, Honolulu). Including the New York University [NYU] Stern School of Business Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, and several editions of the International Council for Small Business [ICSB] World Conference and the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship [CCSBE] Conference.
His academic service has been including, also, refereeing for some distinguished academic journals on sustainability and development.
As a practitioner, Paulo Bento has been acting as an entrepreneur, business developer, consultant, and speaker.
He has already helped more than 3,000 participants, from more than 200 large companies or small and medium-sized businesses, from the industrial, commercial and service sectors, achieving higher performances, and has worked on over 100 studies and field reports.
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Paulo has received several awards, and has been nominated by some world-renowned publications.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to music, spending time at the beach, having fun, drawing, painting, surfing the Internet, as well as fine art, architecture, and photography.
Honors and Awards
Honor Award, Best Student, ELS, Holy Names University, Oakland, California; Magna Cum Laude, MBA, JIU, Englewood, Colorado.
Paulo has been selected by several publications such as the Who's Who in the World (US Edition, and European Edition).
Files for Download
English | Presentation, Short Version
Português | Apresentação, Versão Reduzida
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