My name is Carlos Eduardo Gonçalves, born March 22, 1989 in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal. I hold a Masters degree in Computers and Telematics Engineering from University of Aveiro. My current interests are on Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS), Cloud Computing, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and Sofware-Defined Networking (SDN).

For further information, please refer to my LinkedIn page.


For over 10 years now I’ve participated in several projects, communities and initiatives ranging many areas from translations, community and events to software packaging, software development, and bug reporting. The following list is a partial list of participations.

NEC Europe Ltd (2014-present)

  • R&D Engineer

OpenStack (2012-present)

  • Contributions to Nova, Cinder, Neutron and Horizon projects
  • Focus on networking (SDN, NFV; traffic steering and service function chaining)

Instituto de Telecomunicações (2010-2014)

GLUA (2007-present)

  • Associate member of Grupo Linux da Universidade de Aveiro

PySide (2009-2010)

  • Bug reporter
  • RPM packager (openSUSE, SUSE Linux, Fedora, Mandriva) for PySide and its dependencies (API Extractor, Generator Runner and Shiboken Generator)
  • Qt bindings code

Smolt (2009)

  • Smolt Qt interface
  • KSmolt (KDE notifier)

Oeste Digital Networks (2006-2013)

  • Backend and frontend developer
  • Network and systems administrator

OpenSUSE (2005-2012)

  • openSUSE Member
  • Portuguese comunity and Wiki coordinator, translations
  • ENOS {2007, 2008, 2009} event organizer and speaker
  • ‘People of openSUSE’ interviewer
  • Bug reporter and RPM packager

Pinguix (2004-2007)

  • Co-founder
  • Backend developer
  • Technical support
  1. Formerly known as Heterogeneous Networking Group (HNG)

  2. Master thesis presentation on ‘Cloud Service Broker’