Who we are

Simplify your business. Together.

Brighten is a consulting company that helps its customers solving real industry challenges with the right technology.

Our history



  • Fundada a Procensus, com o objetivo de disponibilizar competências e recursos em soluções SAP.
  • Procensus is established to provide expertise and resources in SAP solutions.
  • Procensus wird gegründet, um Fachwissen und Ressourcen für SAP-Lösungen bereitzustellen.


  • Sob o reposicionamento “Simplify Your Business. Together”, uma nova Procensus apresenta-se ao mercado, nacional e internacional.
  • Lançamento da competência em SAGE, segmento Enterprise Solutions.
  • Lançamento da competência em Incentivos. Investment Advisory

  • With its repositioning “Simplify Your Business. Together”, a new Procensus is introduced to national and international markets.
  • SAGE competence launch, Enterprise Solutions segment.
  • Financial Incentives competence launch.

  • Unter der Neupositionierung “Simplify Your Business. Together” präsentiert sich ein neuer Procensus auf dem nationalen und internationalen Markt.
  • Einführung der SAGE-Kompetenz, Segment Enterprise Solutions.
  • Start von Anreize . Investitionsberatung


  • Lançamento da competência em Strategy & Operations.
  • Strategy & Operations competence launch.
  • Einführung der Strategie- und Betriebskompetenz


  • Reforço da parceria com a SAGE, passando a primeiro parceiro ISV em Portugal com o lançamento do AppmySales.
  • Superação da meta de 50% da exportação de serviços para países da UE.
  • Strengthening partnership with SAGE, becoming the first ISV partner in Portugal with AppmySales’ release.
  • Surpassed the target of 50% service exports to EU countries.
  • Stärkung der Partnerschaft mit SAGE, die mit der Einführung von AppmySales der erste ISV-Partner in Portugal wurde.
  • Das Ziel von 50 Prozent der Dienstleistungsexporte in EU-Länder wurde übertroffen.


  • Lançamento da competência de RPA (início da oferta Service Line de Digital).
  • Fusão entre a Procensus e a Oak Peak, com reforço da oferta Service Line de Digital e lançamento da oferta Custom Developments e Business Analytics.
  • RPA competence launch – Start Digital offering.
  • Merger between Procensus and OakPeak, with Digital offering reinforcement and Business Analytics offering launch.
  • Einführung der RPA-Kompetenz (Start des Angebots  Service Line de Digital).
  • Zusammenschluss von Procensus und Oak Peak, Verstärkung der  Service Line Digital und Einführung des Angebots Custom Developments und Business Analytics.


  • Lançamento da nova identidade: Brighten.
  • Reforço da parceria com a SAP, aliando a competência em serviços à revenda e suporte de soluções SAP.
  • 3º lugar no Hackaton mundial da SAP sobre a plataforma BTP. Início da parceria Build para disponibilização de soluções na SAP Store.
  • Obtenção da certificação ISO27001.
  • PcoE – Certificação da SAP.
  • New identity launch: Brighten.
  • Strengthening SAP partnership, combining services expertise with SAP solutions resale and support.
  • 3rd place in SAP’s global Hackathon on BTP platform. Start Build partnership to enable SAP Store solutions.
  • ISO27001 certification achievement.
  • Certified as Partner Center of Expertise by SAP.
  • Einführung einer neuen Identität: Brighten.
  • Stärkung der SAP-Partnerschaft durch die Kombination von Dienstleistungsexpertise mit dem Wiederverkauf und Support von SAP-Lösungen.


  • Incorporação da Brighten Strategy & Operations
  • Ultrapassamos os 100 colaboradores
  • Consolidação da Service Line de Talent Solutions
  • Crescimento consolidado do volume de negócios acima dos 10%
  • Eingliederung von Brighten Strategy & Operations
  • Mehr als 100 Mitarbeiter
  • Konsolidierung der Service Line Talent Solutions
  • Konsolidiertes Umsatzwachstum von über 10%


  • Internacionalização Brighten Gmbh
  • Escritório Alemanha e Angola
  • Novo Site
  • Extensão da parceria SAGE na Alemanha
  • Internationalisierung mit der Gründung der Tochtergesellschaft Brighten GmbH
  • Eröffnung von Büros in Deutschland und Angola
  • Neue Website gestartet
  • Ausweitung der SAGE-Partnerschaft in Deutschland

Our core values, our culture

At Brighten, our core values shape our culture and guide every team member’s behaviour. These values define who we are and how we work with our clients.


Wear the company’s colors

We dedicate ourselves to representing our team and our clients, ensuring their needs and goals are always a priority. We actively listen to our clients and work collaboratively to achieve the best possible results.


Challenge yourself every day

We encourage continuous learning and self-improvement, pushing ourselves to grow and excel in our roles. Our team actively seek opportunities to learn new skills, attend industry events, and participate in professional development programmes.


Always add value

We are committed to delivering high-quality work to add value to our clients' businesses. By providing tailored solutions and actionable insights, we help clients achieve their goals and drive growth.


Help first

Our team is always willing to lend a helping hand, both to our clients and to each other. This supportive culture fosters a collaborative environment where we work together to find the best solutions for our clients' challenges.



We believe in breaking down complex problems into simple, actionable steps. By focusing on clarity and efficiency, we help our clients navigate challenges and achieve their goals more effectively.


Do what you say

We hold ourselves accountable for our commitments and follow through on our promises. By consistently delivering on our word, we build trust and foster strong relationships with our clients.

Brighten in numbers


Brighten People


Projects delivered






EU Export

Why Brighten?

Most of our clients mention the following characteristics and skills when asked why they choose Brighten as their partner to tackle their challenges:

Ability to recommend the most appropriate solution for each challenge, through a deep understanding of both business and technology.

Projects are delivered following proven methodologies, ensuring delivery within time, quality and exceeding expectations.

We establish long-lasting partnership relationships.

Brighten team

Our outstanding team combines experience with innovation.

Managing Director

Karsten Keil

Managing Director

Karsten Keil, with over 25 years of experience in IT at Schnellecke, holds key roles including Managing Director of LOGIS GmbH since 2006 and Vice President IT since 2009. He’s also a Board Member of Schnellecke Logistics SE since March 2020, overseeing IT & Digitization. Graduated in business administration from St. Gallen Management School in 2013, his expertise lies in strategic management.

André Coutinho

Managing Director

Degree in Engineering and Industrial Management (IST) and Executive MBA (AESE).

20 years of experience in consulting and a deep business knowledge in multiple sectors, where he combines strong technological skills.

Jorge Carvalho

Managing Director

Degree in Physics (Univ. Coimbra) and training in technology, business management, and leadership. 30 years of experience in implementing SAP solutions, Business Development, and technological solutions in BPM, EH&S management, HR, and logistics.

Managing Partners S&O

Cristina Ferreira

Managing Partner for Strategy & Operations

Degree in Economics (ISEG) and MBA (AESE). 27 years of experience, nationally and internationally, in Strategic and Management Consulting, as a leader in project management.

Gonçalo Santos

Partner for Strategy & Operations

Degree in Business Administration and Management (UCP). 16 years of experience advising private and public companies in Europe, South America, and Africa on digital transformation processes.

Miguel Guerra

Partner for Strategy & Operations

Degree in Management Information Systems (ISLA) and PG in Systems and IT for Organizations (ISEG). 27 years of experience in Business Process Management, Risk Management, and Internal Control.

Service Lines Leads

João Caracol

Sage Service Line Lead

Degree in Computer Engineering (UCP). 14 years of experience as a consultant and Project Manager in Sage X3, where he was involved in various projects integrating X3.

Ricardo Silva

SAP Service Line Lead

Degree in Information and Communication Technologies (Univ. Aveiro). 15 years of experience in SAP, with extensive knowledge of logistics processes and team management.

Tiago D’Herbe

Digital Service Line Lead

Technology leader experienced in product development in cloud solutions, with over 15 years of experience in design, development and implementation of large-scale web solutions.

Enabling Services

Carla Baltazar


Chemical Engineer degree (IST), Top Management Program (AESE) and Advanced Program for Non-Executive Directors (IPCG).
23 years of experience in transformation programs, ERP implementations and outsourcing services management.

Filipe Ribeiro

Sales & Marketing Lead Portugal

Graduate in Economics ( FEP) . Expert in business and transformation consultancy.

Sabine Mietzner

Germany Sales Lead

15 years of experience in B2B sales. Specialisation in customer consulting and support as well as in contracting and consulting for IT solutions and services.

Ana Costa

Human Resources Manager

Degree in Human Resources Management (ISCTE) and Master’s in Management (ISCTE). 10 years of experience in HR consulting.

Tiago Leal


Degree in Accountancy, Financial Markets, Financial Controlling, Corporate Law, International Finances (ISCAL).
10 years of experience as CFO/Chief Financial Planner across various industries. Skilled in SAP FI, Management, SAP ERP, Financial Analysis, and Finance.

We want to know your company, your project, and your ambition.

We want to know your company, your project, and your ambition.