Cloudscape Brazil speakers

Roberto Cascella

Innovation and Research Project Manager, Trust-IT Services

Roberto Cascella obtained his Ph.D. (2007) in ICT from the University of Trento working on trust and reputation mechanisms for autonomic systems, the M.Sc. in telecommunication engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and from KTH (Sweden) in 2003, in the framework of a double degree exchange program. A research scientist at University of Trento till 2009, in 2009 he joined Inria, first as postdoc at Inria Sophia Antipolis working on statistical approaches for Internet traffic classification and then, from 2011, as research engineer at Inria Rennes.


Renato Cerqueira

IBM Research, Brazil

Renato Cerqueira joined IBM Research Brazil in September 2011. He is senior research manager of the Natural Resources Solutions area, which aims at addressing the scientific and technical challenges of the Natural Resources industry by developing cohesive solutions that combine data- and physically-driven analytics with mathematical optimization techniques built on top of flexible, resilient and integrated platforms based on cloud and high performance resources.



Leandro Ciuffo

RNP, Brazil

"The FIBRE testbed is as research facility constructed in the scope of a project funded by the 2010 Brazil-EU Coordinated Call in ICT. The project itself finished in October 2014. In 2015 the Brazilian member institutions took over FIBRE’s legacy infrastructure to start offering the testbed as a service. A new governance model, admission rules, policies and service operation processes had to be created. This presentation will share this experience with the new EU-Brazil coordinated projects."


Alvaro Coutinho

High Performance Computing Center, COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

"I will be happy to present HPC4E High Performance Computing for Energy, a collaboration project involving several institutions and companies in Brazil and Europe. The project’s main objectives are: (i) to develop beyond-the-state-of-the-art high performance simulation tools that can help the energy industry to respond future energy demands and also to carbon-related environmental issues using the state-of-the-art HPC systems; (ii) improve the cooperation between energy industries from EU and Brazil; (iii) improve the cooperation between the leading research centers in EU and Brazil in HPC applied to energy industry."


Lucas Edel Donato

Ministry of Health, Brazil

Graduation in veterinary medicine – University Vila Velha. Specialization in health surveillance and control of food quality –University Castelo Branco and Master’s in epidemiology of infectious and parasitic diseases – University of Brasília.

Michel Drescher

Founder & Director of Cloud Consult Ltd., United Kingdom

"In my decades-long career, I have developed a deep understanding of the technical innards of computing and I©T in general. In many respects, cloud computing is no different than traditional IT, yet so different from it: Unlike, for example, IoT, cloud computing is (primarily) not about technology; it is a true disruption of IT service delivery and business models. Engaging in cloud computing thus requires putting your entire business model to the test, developing the right response for each aspect.
My mission at Cloudscape Brazil is to help you understand how to embrace cloud computing the right way by introducing agile service management into your organisation using FitSM, and driving your business by managing customer experience (Cx) the easy way with Intelligent Linking."


Paulo Cesar Gonçalves Egler

Research coordinator at the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology (IBICT), Brazil

Electrical Engineer, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ; MSc in Energy Planning and Economics, Co-ordination of Post-Graduation Programmes in Engineering – COPPE/UFRJ, and PhD in Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.
Since 1980, and for more than 35 years, he developed activities in the Brazilian Federal Governmental area of science and technology planning and management, working initially to the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and after to the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI). 

Jairo Fonseca

SERPRO, Brazil

"The LBCP – LightBase as a Cloud Platform is a product that provides tools which enable end-users develop applications without any programming, LightBase is a framework linked with a Multidimensional Document Data Base thru a JSON- RESTful- API, besides the JSON objects will automatically be Text, Fuzzy, Synonym and Relational indexed for any kind of search. LightBase was developed to grow horizontally using clusters that can virtually support any amount of data or simultaneously users"


Dorgival Guedes

Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

"I will provide a general description of the Europe Brazil Collaboration of Big Data Scientific Research through Cloud-Centric Applications (EUBra – BigSea) and discuss how it can benefit the Cloud Connect Community."


Alessandro Jannuzzi

Open Source Platform Manager, Microsoft, Brasil

Alessandro Jannuzzi is the Open Source Platform Manager for Microsoft Brasil.

He is responsible for interoperability projects with Open Source software in the company including research projects using Open Source in private and public cloud.


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