Taciano Messias Moraes
MS in Software Management from Carnegie Mellon University - Silicon Valley (NASA campus) with Fulbright Scholarship. Holds courses in Design Thinking from Stanford University and Google Design Sprint nanodegree from Udacity. Currently leads a development team in India as Product Manager at EduJob, is a Professor at the Institute of Informatics at UFG and at Semendeende - School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
11 years’ experience with projects spanning different countries, launching products used by hundreds of thousands of people and giving consultancy/trainings about innovation. Has worked as Product Manager at Coupa Inc (Silicon Valley startup valued at more than U$1B) and at Media Lab UFG (3rd largest in the world). Liaised with Cornerstone OnDemand in US to integrate it with leading HR software in Brazil. Ran Google Design Sprints in 3 states around Brazil on a nationwide innovation project.
Curator and organizer of 7 TEDx events, managing and leading teams of 50 people. Awarded by TED, among the most active organizers in the world, a full scholarship trip to Doha - Qatar, at the world gathering of TEDx organizers. Started 2 open source projects and volunteered at 4 non-profit institutions.
Has parallel projects in other areas such as Cinema (semifinalist in short films festival), Music and Photography, and interest in Psychology, Communication and Entrepreneurship (finalist with 2 university projects in the Telefónica Entrepreneur Challenge).