dr. M.V.Pereira Pessoa
Thirty two years of professional experience, most of them analysing project proposals as part of acquisition processes, and leading product/system development project teams. Certified Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP) since 2005. Doctor in Science in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering (2006), when worked in the improvement of the product development process through the application on the Lean Philosophy. Proven management, leadership, negotiation and coaching skills, having managed multidisciplinary project teams with more than 50 highly skilled people, and a project portfolio summing over US$ 50 million in highly regulated mission and safety critical systems. Ten years performing research in the product development processes improvement, which resulted in publications in Product Development and Project Management Congresses, Seminars, and Magazines, and author of the book: The Lean Product Design and Development Journey: A Practical View, published by Springer Verlag.