Cristina Fonseca


Entrepreneurship, Artificial Intelligence

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Areas of Expertise

Customer Experience  •  Artificial Intelligence  •  Entrepreneurship

About Cristina

Cristina is a female tech entrepreneur passionate about solving problems while learning and focusing on good execution.
At work she has been wearing various hats, be it engineering and coding, design and user experience, product management, customer relations, processes or knowledge management. She is a passionate speaker and mentor and one of the first promoters of entrepreneurship in Portugal.
Cristina co-founded Talkdesk which is a platform that allows people to create their call center in minutes and integrate it with a variety of top business tools, including Salesforce, and Zendesk. Talkdesk raised more than $24M in the last 2 years from Salesforce Ventures, DFJ, Storm Ventures and 500Startups and is one of the fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley. Previously, she worked as a researcher at INESC-ID and built two other startups.
Cristina is a member of the Global Shapers community and part of the Global Agenda Council on Europe, a World Economic Forum initiative. She have been recently recognised as a 30 under 30 in Enterprise Technology by Forbes.

Talkdesk: Phone Support Made Easy

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