Luís Sarmento has just joined Tonic App as CTO

Tonic App hired Luís Sarmento, as the company’s Chief Technology Officer.

Luís Sarmento has just join Tonic App as CTO

Sarmento will run Tonic App’s engineering team and his major focus will be on building and supporting Tonic App’s mobile developments.

Sarmento is excited to join Tonic App and wrote on his LinkedIn account that “Tonic App is a truly inspiring digital health startup developing communication and productivity tools for medical doctors. Our goal is to reduce friction in the daily activity of medical doctors, so that they can focus their efforts and expertise on what really matters: helping patients fight disease, anywhere in the world.”

Luís Sarmento holds a degree in Electrical Engineering (1999), a MsC. in Artificial Intelligence (2004), and a PhD in Informatics, all from the University of Porto (2010). He has more than 15 years of experience leading research teams both in the academia (University of Porto; National Foundation for Scientific Computing, Portugal) and industrial settings (Portugal Telecom/Sapo.pt; Amazon), in projects related with Search Engines, Recommender Systems and Dialogue Systems. Sarmento has also been very engaged with the entrepreneurial community in Portugal, by acting as a mentor, advisor and consultant to several startups. He has recently been speaker at TedXPorto 2017, where he shared is views about the current status of Artificial Intelligence and its implications to society.

Sarmento will also lead the recruitment process of the technical team. At the moment he is looking for one senior and one junior full-stack engineer. If you want to help revolutionizing healthcare across the globe, you can check for the description of the positions and apply here.