I hold a PhD in Engineering and have more than 15 years of experience in the IT Industry.
I have been working in North America as a business\system analyst, Project Manager and software architect for a number of years.
I worked in Canada as a research engineer in the Memorial University of Newfoundland and later as a software Architect for EDS Canada.
In the United States of America I worked for companies such as CITRIX, AUTONATION and ANC among others. I have been working for big and small companies, as an employee or a contractor, in teams and alone.
Since 2004, I started my consulting practice in Florida working on a variety of tasks from database modeling and business intelligence to UML, business system analysis and QA.
I am a former IT University professor at the Technological University of America in Florida where I was teaching BA and IT disciplines, such as Databases, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Global IT and Social Media at the Master and Bachelor degrees' levels.
I am an experienced data and application modeler. I use Sparx Enterprise Architect, Altova UML, Erwin, PowerDesigner, Rational Rose and other modeling tools. In addition to my formal training, I have working knowledge in Object Oriented Programming Analysis and Design (UML) and relational databases (Oracle, SYBASE, SQL Server) from design to implementation in an OLTP or OLAP architecture (multidimensional modeling, star schemas, cubes, etc.).