Luis Caldas de Oliveira has been teaching signal processing and entrepreneurship courses to students of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) (University of Lisbon). He has also been involved in many research and technology transfer projects, sponsored by the industry, the Portuguese Science Foundation and the European Commission. His research interests include speech processing and, particularly, speech synthesis and production. In 1991 he co-authored the DIXI system, the first text-to-speech synthesizer for European Portuguese. Voiceinteraction S.A., a company he co-founded in 2008, is currently selling an updated version of this system. From 1991 till 1993 he was a consultant at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray-Hill, NJ. From 2004 to 2009 he was the director in charge of administrative affairs of INESC-ID, a private not for profit research institute. During his term, INESC-ID budget changed from 1.9 M€ (2003) to 4.1 M€ (2009) and spun-off 4 start-up companies. Since 2009 he is a Member of the Executive Board of IST where he is responsible for Entrepreneurship and Corporate Relations. In this position he put in place the technology transfer office of IST, including the creation of the corporate partnerships unit and the intellectual property unit. He likes to read and to fix things even if they are not broken. Follow him @LuisCaldasO