José Freitas is responsible for Sales & Business Development of the Space and Maritime Security Systems business unit at EDISOFT since 2019. He is the company’s account manager for ESA, GSA, EMSA, and other major clients
His career started in 2000 in the area of ICT. After working in the Banking, Telecoms, Aeronautics and Defence sectors, his career focused on the Space business. Prior to joining EDISOFT, he worked at BAE Systems in the UK and at Thales Alenia Space in France. He has a degree in Computer Science Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico of Lisbon. Last year he completed his PhD in Social Sustainability and Development, at Universidade Aberta, having defended a thesis that addressed Earth Observation in Africa.