José Luiz Ribeiro Filho

Director of Services and Solutions of the Brazilian National Education and Research Network (RNP)

"My intention is to show RNP’s plans to deploy the Brazilian academic cloud, collect impressions from the audience to help us improve our plans and discuss the next steps. I believe that the information about RNP’s plans and strategies regarding the academic cloud will help the participants to better plan their future projects to use and develop applications for the cloud."

José Luiz Ribeiro Filho holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the London University, a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from COPPE/UFRJ and is graduated in Eletronic Engineering at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. He started his career as researcher at Núcleo de Computação Eletrônica (UFRJ) in the 80’s, having taken part and leadership in several computer architecture and computer networks projects. Between 1996 and 2000 was responsible for the consolidation of the Brazilian National Research and Education Network (RNP). In the next four years José Luiz had activities in the private sector at Telemar (former CTO of Tnext, the group’s data center and IT services company) and HP Brazil. Back at RNP in 2005, José Luiz was responsible for starting several national projects such as Redecomep and Rute, and lead the creation of the services and solutions area at RNP. He is currently the director of this area. He was counselor of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee ( in 1998-2000  and between 2011-2014, representing the academic community. He has also represented the country and RNP in various international forums like Internet Society (ISOC), Internet 2 , ICANN, LACNIC, etc.


Where in the agenda:

12:00-13:00    Cloudscape Brazil invited keynote