We Build Autonomous Stores

Making Retail Seamless, Pleasant, and More Efficient

Mission

The next generation of retail is all about convenience, automation and personalization, and we are building the infrastructure and tools to power it.

Founded

2017

Nr. Employees

60

Our Team

Leading from the front

A strong technical team (20% PhDs) built Sensei’s foundations, but as we grow we are adding a mix of operational, business  and creative capabilties

Vasco Portugal

CEO & Co-Founder

Joana Rafael

COO & Co-Founder

Nuno Moutinho

CTO & Co-Founder

Paulo Carreira

CSO & Co-Founder

Diana Morato

CRO

Pedro Albuquerque

CFO

José Cavalheiro

Software

Pedro Lopes

Software

Tiago Gaspar

Computer Vision

Samuel Mascarenhas

Synthetic Datasets

José Maria Duarte

Operations

José Varatojo

Business

Afonso Gonçalves

Synthetic Datasets

Miguel Garcia

Software

Henrique Almeida

Software

Rafael Duarte

Operations

Filipa Rente

Computer Vision

Diogo Serra

Hardware

João Pirralha

Software

Valter Costa

Computer Vision

Jorge Pereira

Software

Pedro Trindade

Operations

Klayton Faria

Frontend

José Maria Duarte

Operations

Miguel Garcia

Software

João Pirralha

Software

Diana Morato

CRO

Jorge Pereira

Software

José Cavalheiro

Software

Tiago Gaspar

Computer Vision

Rafael Duarte

Operations

Samuel Mascarenhas

Synthetic Datasets

Filipa Rente

Computer Vision

Testimonials

Clients

Hearing is believing

“Since we met Sensei we've been extremely excited to rethink our shopping experience together, in what we are sure to be a long and fruitful partnership.”

Frederico Santos
Head of Digital and Innovation, Sonae MC

Testimonials

Clients

Hearing is believing

“It is very clear for Galp’s Board that the transformation of our business is a must. Launching our Smart Store with Sensei is something Galp needed to do.”

Teresa Abecassis
COO & Executive Board Member, Galp

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Investors

Strong Backing

“We are very excited to join Sensei in their journey to transform physical shopping and contribute with our experience of scaling high-growth international businesses.”

Aris Xenofontos
Partner, Seaya Ventures

Investors

Strong Backing

“We are very pleased to invest in a business that is part of the digitalization of commerce, a trend that is clearly accelerating.”

Luis Quaresma
Partner, Iberis Capital

Investors

Strong Backing

“What Sensei has accomplished in the past few years, by multiplying the resources available to them, is very impressive. The management team’s resourcefulness and focus on results is what convinced us to invest in the last two fundraising rounds.”

Hansjörg Sage
Managing Partner at LeadX Capital Partners

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Awards & Recognitions

We work hard, people notice

While results are what matter most, we believe awards bring value and recognition to organizations as well as individuals.

”Entrepreneurs of the year”
- João Vasconcelos
Prize by Startup Lisboa 2021

“European Data Incubator Winner”
European Commission, 2020

"Best Customer Experience"
DEC CX Tech Day, 2021

"Entrepreneur XXI Prize Winner"
Caixabank and BPI, 2020

"Open Innovation Award Winner"
NTT Data & Everis, 2020

"Best AI Product @ Web Summit"
DXC Technology, 2019