Vinícius Gomes Soares is a complex systems modeling Msc student at Universtity of Sao Paulo – USP. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Sao Paulo State University – Unesp (2014). He is experienced in projects and applications of data science in the financial and insurance markets and is interested in expanding these methods to social and organizational environments.
José de Jesús Pérez Alcázar has a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering and Computation - Universidad de Los Andes (1983), master degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1988) and Ph.D. in Informatics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1995). He is currently professor at the University of São Paulo. He has experience in Computer Science, focusing on Database and Artificial Intelligence, acting on the following topics: semantic web, semantic web services, web, multi-agent systems, information technology and information technology strategic planning.
Mercy Escalante Ludena has a bachelor’s degree in administration from Univesidad Nacional de Trujillo, master degree in administration from Getulio Vargas Foundation - FGV and Ph.D. in administration from University of Sao Paulo – USP.
She is an associate professor and innovation management consultant. Her areas of expertise are strategic management, innovation management (open innovation, digital transformation, agile project management, innovation networks, human talent and innovation, process management). She has completed several courses in innovation networks, national innovation systems in Europe (Portugal, Hungary, and Russia).
During her career, she held executive positions in large organizations in strategic management, human capital strategy. Her experience was developed in Latin America in countries such as Colombia, Peru and Brazil. Her research papers have appeared in several annals of international conferences and scientific journals.