Software developer and Entrepreneur
Henrique Jorge studied IT (Programming and Analysis) in Portugal and was present in the nascent stages of the Internet revolution. He has successfully driven an IT company for the past 22 years. He is best known for launching the new social network ETER9, which relies on Artificial Intelligence to create a Counterpart – a Virtual Self of every user that learns through usage and stays in the system interacting with the world as the user would even when s/he is absent. Henrique Jorge takes the exploration of AI potential a step further, proposing a concept of digital immortality by merging human thoughts with machines.