Adriana Beal is a native of Brazil living in the U.S. since 2004. For the past 15 years she has been helping several organizations in the IT, telecom, and financial industries achieve the expected outcomes from complex software projects. Adriana has two technical books published in Brazil, and work internationally published by IEEE and IGI Global. Her educational background includes a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA with emphasis on strategic management of information.