Adriana Beal
Adriana Beal
Senior consultant, cloud optimization, Cloudwiry
Austin, TX
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Adriana Beal is a native of Brazil living in the U.S. since 2004. Her educational background includes a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA with emphasis on strategic management of information. Adriana started her career designing electronic circuits for data transmission devices, and then spent 18 years helping companies in the IT, telecom, and financial industries improve their operational performance and achieve the expected outcomes from complex software projects. Recently she has been working in cloud optimization, helping organizations using public cloud infrastructure control costs without sacrificing performance relative to computing, storage, and network resources. Adriana has two technical books published in Brazil, and work internationally published by IEEE and IGI Global.
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MBA in Strategic Management of Information (FGV Management) B.Sc. Electrical Engineering
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Latest Questions
  • Ethan Sombke

    Added Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:24 PM

    Questions I would like to ask: What is your current career title? Where are you currently employed? How long have you been an engineer? Why did you choose to become an engineer? What type of education did you need to have to become an engineer, and are you still in any current education or training program? How many hours do you usually work in a week? What is the most enjoyable aspect of being an engineer? What high school courses may help me prepare for this career? What advice would you give ...
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    Adriana Beal, Cloudwiry
    Answered 4 days AGO
    Answering in two parts because of the 2000-char limitation.
    PART I
    > What is your current career title?
    Senior consultant, cloud optimization solutions.
    > Where are you currently employed?
    Cloudwiry, a company that offers cloud optimization ...
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  • Belle, California

    Added Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 2:40 AM

    Hello— I am interested in computer science/computer engineering. I am a senior. My school doesn't offer AP com sci, or any viable classes that teach coding. I am afraid I will get to college and everyone will already know many coding languages. Is it ok to go into my major with no prior experience, or should I try to take classes @ community college next summer? It's just it would be my last summer before college and it seems a bit much to spend it studying. Of course though, I don't ...
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    Adriana Beal, Cloudwiry
    Answered Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 2:40 AM
    Hi, Belle,
    It's great that you're thinking ahead how to get a good start when you get to college. I'll divide my answer to your question in two parts:
    "Is it ok to go into my major with no prior experience?"
    Yes, it's perfectly fine to start a ...
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  • Cleo

    Added Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 8:31 PM

    I was wondering what exactly is the Daily routin of an engineer once they leave their house. Do they go to a certain place and if they do where? My main question is what does a computer Enginner do at work all day does she just work on one computer all day or many? Im so new to this all Please break this down for me
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    Adriana Beal, Cloudwiry
    Answered Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 8:31 PM

    Hi, Cleo! As with other professions, the routine of a computer engineer may vary a lot depending on the industry she's working on, whether she's doing research or product development, and so forth.  As an example, I'll share the routine from one of ...

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