Degree in Business Administration, EAESP-FGV (School of Management of the Fundação Getulio Vargas); MBA in Cluster Development, ECLAC/UN; training in innovation policy, VINNOVA-Innovation Agency of Sweden. Formerly in strategic consulting and investment of high-tech companies (venture capital). Currently, Secretary of Innovation, Ministry of Industry and Development and Trade of Brazil (MDIC). In MDIC, served in the Chamber of foreign trade (CAMEX)-and was coordinator of the Franchise Forum of the MDIC. Part of the main administration and advisory boards related to innovation policy in the federal government.