Mechanical Engineering Degree from UFSC (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina) in Florianopolis, Brazil Master Business Administration from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. Currently pursuing Master of Engineering - Reliability Engineering at University of Maryland, College Park, MD More than fourteen years of experience in the heavy duty diesel engine with positions in Brazil and US. The last 7 years working for the Volvo Group North America. The first 3 years at Volvo Powertrain in Hagerstown, MD and now with Volvo Group Trucks North America working as Manager for Connected Vehicle Services. SAE member for 12 years.