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Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Center of Informatics,
Federal University of Pernambuco / Neurotech S.A., Brazil
Prof. Adeodato has an uncommon profile and over 30 years of professional experience. He mixes features of a broadband academic researcher with those of an entrepreneur / businessman. Academically, he is currently a Professor at Centro de Informática – UFPE engaged in research on Decision Support Systems, Data Mining and Knowledge Engineering. In business, Paulo is Founder and Partner of NeuroTech S.A. involved in high-tech entrepreneurship, innovation and strategic planning. He got his B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering (1982), his MBA in Production Engineering (1989), his M.Sc. in computer Science (1991) and his Ph.D. in Mathematics (1997). Paulo started as Production Engineer at DigiRede (Leading Computer Manufacturer in Brazil) and evolved to become Quality Manager. Later, he worked as Telecom Consultant at CHESF and, after his Ph.D., became a Professor at UFPE (1997). He has published several journal and conference papers on data mining and time series forecasting and supervised over 10 MSc dissertations and 3 PhD theses. On the competition side, he has organized the PAKDD Competitions in Bangkok (2009) and Hyderabad (2010) and was a competitor in some others, having won the 2nd place in PAKDD 2007 (data mining), 2nd place in NN3 in 2007 and 1st place winner in ICTSF in 2012, the last two in time series forecasting. Paulo has created the first course data mining course in Brazil back in 1999, has developed with his team over 300 data mining solutions for actual applications, over 100 of them deployed in companies around Brazil.