Rodrigo Elia Assad

CNO at USTORE & Professor at Federal Rural University of Pernambuco - UFRPE, Brazil

"I will bring into EUBrazil Cloud Connect my expertise and experiences in the IT segment with an emphasis on big data, cloud computing, system contingency, security and high performance computing."

Chief Nerd Officer (CNO) at  USTORE a Private Cloud Storage company headquartered at the Porto Digital technology campus, in Recife. Rodrigo Assad acts as the leader of the development team, as well as guiding the long-term company's innovation strategy.
Responsible for developing products, services and solutions roadmap. It’s main purpose  is to ensure the technological evolution of products and uStore solutions.
• 19 years of experience in the Technology segment Information & Communications;
• Ustore’s founder, he is recognized as one of Brazil's leaders in the development of national IT;
• Evangelizer of Brazil's software is responsible for the architecture and functionality of the platforms developed by uStore;
• Extensive experience in computer science, with emphasis on Teleinformática, security and high performance computing, acting on the following topics: computer networks, information technology, architecture of virtual environments, security applications and environments and cloud computing;
• Born in Rio de Janeiro, residing in Recife, with long path and experience in the scientific and academic areas;
• Professor at the Department of Statistics and Information Technology of the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE);
• Member of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), non-profit and international recognition, which contributes to improving software security;
• Degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB);
• Masters in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) in the Systems Security area;
• PhD at the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) on Security issues, in particular in the security area in software development.