Adriana, a seasoned telecom expert with 20+ years of industry experience, has transitioned into cybersecurity with a passion for safeguarding digital landscapes. As the Director Responsible for Research Projects at APWG.eu, she leads international collaborations, shaping global digital security efforts. Adriana’s journey began with satellite giants Omnitracs and Globalstar, followed by a decade-long tenure at Telefonica, managing international projects in major cities. Her dedication extends to community involvement, actively participating in tech events and supporting startups as a mentor and investor. Adriana’s expertise and leadership are bolstered by her academic background, including an M.S. in Data Science and Big Data, specialized training from ESADE and IE, an MBA from IEDE/Universidad Europea Madrid, M.S. in Marketing from UFGV Sao Paulo, and a Master of Engineering degree from UNB, Brasilia.