Doctor in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pernambuco – UFPE. Master in Computer Science from UFPE (2011). Sandwich PhD at Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre, University of Limerick, Ireland (2015-2016). Graduated in Information Systems from the Faculty of Alagoas – FAL (2008) and Technician in Software Development from the Brazilian Institute of Technology – IBRATEC (2002). He is currently an Adjunct Professor of the Stricto Sensu Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses (Master’s and Doctorate) in Computer Engineering at the Polytechnic School of Pernambuco (Poli / UPE). Permanent member of the Graduate Program in Computer Engineering (PPGEC). Member of the Postgraduate, Research and Innovation Chamber of the University of Pernambuco. Member of the IEEE. Member of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC). Member of the Management Committee of the Special Commission on Information Systems (CESI) of SBC. His areas of interest and research include Software Engineering, Software Technical Debt, Agile Software Development, Digital Transformation, Industry-Academy Collaboration, and Empirical Software Engineering. Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Lean Inception Facilitator (CLF) and Management 3.0 (MGT 3.0).