Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP) (Brazil)
Antônio Carlos Fernandes Nunes is MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Teleinformatics and Automation Group (GTA) at The Alberto Luiz Coimbra Institute for Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering (COPPE) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and graduated in Systems Engineering and Computer at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). He joined RNP (Brazilian NREN) in May 1998 where he has worked in operations, administration and systems development. As Special Projects Manager of the General Directory he has led and worked on several projects, inter-ministerial, and has driven the emergence and growth of the Federal Point of Interconnection Networks (FIX), and Coordinator of the Brasilia PTT Metro project in CGI.br, Supervisor of Midwest Community Networks for Education and Research project (Redecomep) and project manager responsible for RNP’s Internet Data Center. In 2009 he assumes the Service Management Deputy Director of RNP being in charge of communication and collaboration services, digital content delivery services, identity management services, strategic hosting services and academic network support services. He has CCNA certificate, Relationship Marketing by Ibmec, and has published articles in the areas of networks, service management, technological innovation, and science and technology policies. He also represented RNP in the ELCIRA (Europe Latin America Collaborative e-Infrastructure for Research Activities) project coordinating actions for AAI between the EU and Latin America, and promoting the deployment of eduroam services, and coordinated the RNP's participation in the MAGIC (Middleware for collaborative Applications and Global vIrtual Communities) project. In 2016, he assumed the Solutions Deputy Directorate where he is responsible for managing RNP's programs and projects with partners, developed from the application of technical and methodological knowledge in the design, development, integration and implementation of innovative solutions using intensive ICT.