Gerardo Hernández Correa is an application engineer manager at MathWorks. Gerardo and his team focus on helping MATLAB users with their parallel computing and Data Analytics applications. He holds degrees in Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics.
Pedro Mário Cruz e Silva did his Bachelor in Mathematics (1995), and Master in Science (MSc) in Combinatorial Optimization (1998) at Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), he also did his Doctoral (DSc) in Computer Graphics (2004) at Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Worked for 15 years at Tecgraf Institute/PUC-Rio as a Researcher, Project Manager and for 8 years as Manager of Computational Geophysics Group, during this period was responsible for several Software Development and R&D projects for Geophysics, and other fields of the Oil&Gas industry, with strong focus on innovation. Has more than 10 years' experience with Agile Methodologies for Software Development, including Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO). He also finished a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) in 2015 at Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV/RJ). As a volunteer project he is member of the main board of The Brazilian Geophysical Society (SBGf) as the Secretary of Publications. Recently joined the NVIDIA team as a Solution Architect for Latin America with special interest for Deep Learning applications for Oil&Gas industry.
Raphael Mendes de Oliveira Cóbe has a Ph.D. on Computer Science from the Mathematics and Statistics Institute of the University of São Paulo with emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. He accounts for over 10 years of experience on software development. Nowadays he works as Research Associate at UNESP Center for Scientific Computing, working mainly on projects related to cloud, grid computing and big data.
Silvio Luiz Stanzani is Research Associate at UNESP Center for Scientific Computing (Núcleo de Computação Científica da Universidade Estadual Paulista – NCC/UNESP), working on the Intel Modern Code Partner project. He holds a Ph.D. from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo (EPUSP), and a Master from Universidade Católica de Santos (Unisantos). He has experience in software development focused on parallel programming and distributed computing since 2005.