Driven leader with extensive experience establishing and running competitive analytics teams and enabling innovation through machine learning, mathematics, statistics and operations research across large organizations.
Passionate about talent development – frequently designs and leads training related to influential leadership, stress reduction, employee engagement and diversity and inclusion.
Joined Dow AgroSciences in 2005, focusing on applying analytics to the development of seeds and agricultural chemicals. Started leading analytics teams in 2008 and in 2011 was named Data Analysis leader, with company-wide responsibilities. In 2017 took the responsibilities of leading strategy and implementation related to partnerships and ventures with academia and industry, as well as talent acquisition for data science and informatics.
Education background includes a degree in Veterinary medicine from the University of São Paulo State in Brazil, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in quantitative genetics and a graduate certificate in bioinformatics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison