Cloudscape Brazil speakers

Miguel Koren O'Brien de Lacy

Konsultex Informatica, São Paulo, Brazil

"Making effective use of a company's hardware and energy requirements is very important in the current business environment. Giving the company deployment flexibility, solutions availability, security and stabiity is even more so. Konsultex has implemented several private cloud solutions since 2010 based on the open source Xen hypervisor that give our customers competitive advantages. Our experience in this field can help other companies learn how they can also benefit from this technology."


Yannick Legré

EGI.eu Director

Yannick is the director of EGI.eu since February 2014. Formerly he was a senior research engineer at the French National Scientific Research Centre - Grid and Cloud Institute (CNRS-IdGC). He holds a Master of Science in Information Technology (MScIT) and a degree in Law (LL.L). 

John Lemos Forman

Partner at J.Forman Consulting

"I will help to bring more small and medium enterprises to the meeting fostering new partnerships among entrepreneurs and researchers"


Daniele Lezzi

Senior Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain

Daniele Lezzi received the B.Sc. degree in computer engineering in 2002 and the Ph.D. in Information Technology Engineering in 2007 from the University of Salento, Italy. From 2002 to 2006 he has been team member of the Center for Advanced Computing Technologies division of the National Nanotechnology Laboratory of the University of Salento and has been also lecturing on computer science fundamentals.


Moacyr Martucci Jr.

University of São Paulo, Brazil

Full professor at the Department of Engineering and Digital Systems of Escola Politécnica of Universidade de São Paulo and the Coordinator of the Institute for Studies Brazil Europe, a Research Support Nucleus under the Research Pro-rectory of the USP. Martucci is also the Brazilian National Contact Point Coordinator and the NCP in the program ideas to ERC (European Research Council).

Juliana Müller

Technical advisor, Department of Broadband, Ministry of Communications, Brazil

Juliana Müller is a technical advisor in the Department of Broadband at the Ministry of Communications in Brazil. She works with the Brazilian National Broadband Plan since 2012.
She holds an electrical engineer degree and a networking engineer degree from the Federal University of Brasília. Juliana also holds a specialization on Public Policies and Public management.

Philippe Olivier Alexandre Navaux

Informatics Institute, Brazil

"The value that we can bring to the workshop is our experience in cooperation on high performance computing in cloud. Especially on the development of projects on climate and geophysics applications in cloud. These projects were developed in cooperation with European partners, and also with Latin American partners. "


Israel de Souza Pinto

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil

"I can bring the user´s view and insights on the Leishmaniasis Virtual Laboratory (LVL)"


Jaime Puente

Microsoft Research, USA

"I will share in my presentation, using some case studies, how researchers can take full advantage of the power and scalability of cloud computing for collaboration, computation, and data-intensive processing. The Microsoft Azure for Research program allows academic researchers to explore the power and connection of Azure for their research."


José Luiz Ribeiro Filho

Director of Services and Solutions of the Brazilian National Education and Research Network (RNP)

"My intention is to show RNP’s plans to deploy the Brazilian academic cloud, collect impressions from the audience to help us improve our plans and discuss the next steps. I believe that the information about RNP’s plans and strategies regarding the academic cloud will help the participants to better plan their future projects to use and develop applications for the cloud."


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