Renato is a researcher at the Industrial Cloud Technologies Group at IBM Research, Brazil. He obtained a M.Sc. degree in computer science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, and a B.Sc. degree in computing engineering at the Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil.
He has worked on high-performance computing, development of dropline GNOME for Slackware Linux, and has been involved in several distributed-system projects. Currently, he works on techniques for resource allocation and auto-scaling for Cloud systems.