About Me

I work to position Data and AI at the core of business and operations aiming to deliver value to customers and society.

I am a Data & AI Solution Architect and Research Leader with client-face experience, working to place Computational Intelligence and Data Sciences at the core of business and operations. 

I am working with IBM in projects around Enterprise AI and Distributed AI focusing on the Telco industry. I am a former Director of Research with Samsung were I promoted a research agenda around Human-centered IoT and Intelligent Mobile Services.

Moreover, I have a long-track academic interaction as a Honorary Senior Fellow, Research Fellow at UniMelb, and Invited Professor at Korea University, UNICAMP, and PUC-Campinas.

I hold a PhD in Computer Sciences from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Computer Sciences from UFSC, Brazil.

Academic & Research

My research is motivated by the following overreaching question:

How to understand, anticipate, and promote the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the way people and organizations think, work, and collaborate?

I am particularly interested in the construction of reasoning machinery for decision-making in complex operation settings. I believe that advancing AI demands new ways to understand and influence information flows, architectures for insight generation, and AI-centric operational models.

I also have a surging interest in Synthetic Data Generation for distributed and social systems, along with advanced ways for behavior analysis and reversing engineering in social systems. 

Awards & Recognition
  • Eisenhower Fellowship (2016-)

  • Endeavour Executive Fellowship (2015) 

  • ACM Distinguished Speaker (2014-19)

  • Honorary Senior Fellow, The University of Melbourne (2013-19)

  • CNPq Productivity Award (2013-16)

  • IEEE Senior Member (2015-)

  • ACM Senior Member (2014-)


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