Ph.D. and Master in Administration at the Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil. Specialization in Competitive Intelligence and Administration at the Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil. Graduated in Statistics from the Escola Superior de Estatística da Bahia, Brazil.
Research and publications focused in the areas of statistics and marketing with an emphasis on topics on data mining in Applied Social Sciences, information systems, indicators, decision support systems, marketing information systems, marketing research and data mining.
Experience as a consultant for the National Institute of Educational Studies and Research Anísio Teixeira of the Ministry of Education – MEC/INEP. Experience as a consultant in gold prospecting at Vale do Rio Doce, in information systems at Petrobras and in socioeconomic indicators in the Government of the State of Bahia. Experience as president of the 5th Regional Statistics Council. Professor at the Universidade Católica de Salvador.