PhD Student in Engineering and Industrial Management at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP, Portugal). M.Sc. in Production Engineering and B.Sc. in Business Administration, both by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN, Brazil). Researcher in The Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE/INESC TEC). Executive secretary of Scientific Journal 'Gestão e Conhecimento' (FACET Faculty, Brazil) and Consultant Member of the Applied Center to Management and Innovation (NAGI, UFRN, Brazil).