I was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais - Brazil. I 'm a PhD in Information Sciences and Technologies, in the field of Information Studies, at ISCTE-IUL (Portugal). I graduated in Business Administration and hold my Master degree in human resources. I worked for 6 years as a college teacher in the courses of Business Management, Engineering and Information Systems at a graduation level and Methodology at a post-graduation level. Furthermore, I worked as a coordinator of the post-graduation level in Human Resource Management. For 5 years I worked at Belo Horizonte City Hall as an analyst in the Human Resources area and for 2 years as manager of a gym.