Pedro Mário Cruz e Silva did his BSc (1995), and MSc (1998) at Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), he also did his DSc in 2004 at PUC-Rio. Worked for 15 years as Manager of Computational Geophysics Group at PUC-Rio, during this period was responsible for several Software Development and R&D projects for Geophysics with strong focus on innovation. He also finished an MBA in 2015 at Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV/RJ). Is member of the main board of The Brazilian Geophysical Society (SBGf). Currently is the Solution Architect Manager at NVIDIA responsible for all technologies in the Latin America Region.