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By:Alan Dantas <alandd9@gmail.com>
Date: 29 March 2017

Alan Dantas
Corporate Training | TESOL/TEFL Training | Languages Teacher
Youth Ambassador member from 2011, curious entrepreneur passionate about technology, languages, education
and people. Alan is Certified as English teacher by internationally recognized entities and has successfully
attended to a great deal of courses that helped him deconstruct the current idea of how to transfer knowledge,
such as Leaders of learners, Harvardx and others.
In 2013, at the age of 20, already a languages instructor, founded DB Consultancy and Training with his now
deceased associate Bruno Batista for the first I.T Educational project with IBM and Impacta and he didn't stop
Noticing that the way most people taught until now was not compatible with the Human Brain greatness, Alan
started to specialize himself in Neurolinguistic programming and began to study and create many forms to
make linguistic processes natural to the students already within the first classes. The credibility and the taste
for languages grew so much that he then founded E.C.I. Brazil to attend the specific languages demand and to
properly name the method which was being used in the corporate projects.
HarvardX Verified Certificate for Leaders of Learning
edX June 2016
Arizona State University's TESOL 150h certification
Arizona State University License LZCLKGL2DGST 2017
edX Verified Certificate for The Science of Learning--What Every Teacher Should Know
TEFL 160h accreditation
TEFL Express
Virtual Teacher (On going)
UC Irvine
Google Certified Educator Level 1
Google July 2016 to July 2018
Scrum product owner Certified (SPOC)
DB Consultoria e Treinamento / VMEdu License 96793 April 2016
Scrum Master Certified (SMC)
DB Consultoria e Treinamento / VMEdu License 89111 December 2015
Scrum Developer Certified (SDC)
DB Consultoria e Treinamento / VMEdu License 96708 April 2016
Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization, University of California,
Coursera Verified Certificates License 5J6DHTB2UFA3 September 2015
EXIN 2014
Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business, HKPolyUx, an online learning initiative of The Hong
Kong Polytechnic University through edX
Introduction to Operations Management - I, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
edX October 2015
Hadoop Platform and Application Framework
Coursera Course Certificates License BD4V488GSQHL November 2016
Honors and Awards
Youth Ambassador 2011
U.S. State department and World Learning
October 2010
As part of the Youth Ambassadors team, I've joined volunteering causes in the U.S, met politicians such as
Hillary Clinton and Arturo Valenzuela, presented workshops to high school students all over the country and
also attended classes in some of these schools. Through this experience, I've improved my public speaking
and English skills.
This program is not only a month long. It sparkles in you the need for change, for improvement and once
you're part of it, you feel responsible for the evolution of your community and everyone around you.
During this program I have:
-Prepared and ministered various workshops in English about social issues in my City, country,etc.
-Participated in social works, such as field cleaning, food distribution and educational activities in the US.
-Attended to several workshops about leadership, culture integration and social work.
IBM's Hall of fame
Award received due to remarkable client satisfaction, specially during an incident in which instead of only
resolving the reported, I went after the root of the issue and helped one of the biggest clients achieve their
Service Level Agreements (SLA) of a highly critical Database test.
Mainframe Academy nominee
CA Technologies
January 2014
35-thousand-dollar scholarship for a deep series of Mainframe-related courses provided by CA to a selected
few professionals and teachers.
ESL Head Teacher and Content Developer at E.C.I. Brazil
2016 - Present (1 year)
Responsible for overseeing ESL teachers, develop class material, methodological content for teacher training
and improvement and constantly improve the teaching method through research and specializations for all
professionals involved with the educational process.
-Directly connected with corporate training;
-Responsible for all stages of intensive courses;
-Responsible for academic meetings, teacher recruitment training and performance follow-up;
-Responsible for curriculum and educational material development;
Corporate Training Project Manager, VMEdu Partner and Instructor at DB Consultancy and Training
2013 - Present (4 years)
Project Manager and Consultant responsible for budgeting, hiring and training third parties and assessing
risks for Educational and Technological Projects, including corporate linguistic, Project Management related
training and technological development.
-Official Certifications on Scrum and 6-sigma;
-Exam preparation training on PMP, Scrum, ITIL, 6-sigma and others;
-In-company ESL (English as a second language) teaching.
Exam preparation courses include: PMP, ITIL, Cobit, Prince2, CAPM and others.
Find us:
VMEdu Authorized Training and Certification Provider.
Business Development Agent at OSA Global Procurement, Inc.
2016 - Present (1 year)
OSA Global Procurement, Inc. has sourcing agents and engineers in countries throughout Asia (China,
Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, India) as well as eastern Europe and Brazil. As such, we are positioned to
assist you in your search for lower manufacturing costs while assuring you the highest quality standards.
Sourcing product overseas is not an easy task. The rewards can be handsome but the risks sometime
outweight these rewards. OSA Global Procurement, Inc. has over ten years' experience in this field and can
take the complex task of overseas sourcing off your plate.
ESL Teacher at WiseUp Language School
2013 - 2016 (3 years)
ESL Teacher for both Executive and Teens programs (Adults and Children/teenagers) at Wise UP, Paulinia.
Using a multilevel approach is great and yet challenging for both students and teacher, once culturally and
academically diverse groups are brought together with one goal. That, combined with the right mindset,
creates such an amazing collaborative environment!
-Attend weekly meetings for TEFL and online training in order to achieve continual pedagogical
-Prepare English classes using real data based on Wise up's and TEFL methodologies and teach all classes
speaking only English;
-Correct and give feedback on both written and oral tests, written assignments,etc.
-Brought together the most diverse groups of people in order to learn language more efficiently and
-Continuous improvement on the methodology and my own teaching style.
Academic Coordinator / Head Teacher at Wise Up
2014 - 2015 (1 year)
Responsible for the educational department and both adults and young students ESL programs at WISE UP,
Part of Abril Educação Group in Hortolândia, São Paulo.
Responsible for the new executive methodology implementation. That included teacher training, class
appraisals and feedback on a daily basis.
I've always enjoyed being around children and teenagers. They're so open for new information and once
motivated correctly, you can inspire them for greatness!
Activities and responsibilities:
-Teacher hiring/training;
-Payroll management;
-Report production / analysis;
-Applying and correcting tests;
-Take part in weekly methodological meetings both in person and online with regional coordinator and
-Keep students satisfaction and good grades through constant interaction and support classes;
-Level new students;
-Classroom management;
-Preparing and teaching classes.
-Increased the student enrollment by 10% in a two-month period;
-Reduced the cancellation rate though mindset development and influencing;
-Increased knowledge management practices through meetings and training sessions.
Mainframe and COBOL Instructor at Impacta Tecnologia
2013 - 2015 (2 years)
Responsible for class and performance report preparation and also teaching at the Impacta Technology
Institute's series of Mainframe courses. Motivating my students to develop their career with online
professional tools such as Linkedin, Online training, English,etc. was also part of my daily routine.
Here's a short review of topics presented
-The computer's origin and structure evolution until the current technology;
-Computer's basic functionality and performance comparison;
-Mainframe's market, evolution and available technologies;
-Mainframe processing architecture;
-Hardware and software features;
-Mainframe networking;
-MVS / zOS;
-Batch processing (Job,JCL,TSO,ISPF,JES);
-Online processing (Transactions, CICS,etc);
-Peopleware (Professions and possible careers within the I.T/Mainframe);
-Programming languages
-Knowledge Management Capabilities.
-Motivated different groups of people to come together and learn an unusual platform and programming
languages even without a formal job opportunity waiting for them;
-Motivated young students to pursue their goals in life and made them aware all the professional tools there
I.T Intern at Sanmina
April 2013 - June 2013 (3 months)
As part of the Field I.T Team, I have to monitor the health status of the actives as a whole. I also support
software(Oracle ERP, Internal applications, office,windows among others) and hardware issues remotely and
locally. Incident/change management and continuous improvement constantly used.
Daily used tools
-Configuration manager
-Active directory
-Google apps (E-mail, docs,etc)
-Office (Support and used for reports as well)
-Linux,Windows XP,Server,Seven
-Internal Service/Work/Change request tool
-Oracle ERP, Shop floor and other internal applications support.
-Basic Network management
-Improved the internal procedures through Knowledge Management story telling, procedure writing and
-Resolved many old issues with the incident tool;
-I taught people how to troubleshoot and better report the problems they couldn't solve.
System Specialist at IBM
September 2011 - January 2013 (1 year 5 months)
Mainframe system management and monitoring(Senior Console operator) designated, resource training,
critical issues and changes for the following accounts: Delta Airlines, Ameriprise Financial, Sara Lee,
HanesBrands, Nisource, The GAP Inc.,Whirlpool, ACE, Case New Holland,Onsemi, Freescale, Merck/
At this job I have:
-Had the opportunity to work in improvement projects with different teams and technologies, such as Cobol,
Rexx, Autohotkey, C,etc.
-Constantly worked on improvements and problem solving(see awards);
-Created/ Ministered technical and Governance training and workshops;
-Participated in procedure standardization projects;
-Participated in improvements between areas(Automation of critical procedures,etc);
-Created and updated technical procedures;
Daily used tools:
-Lotus Notes for Knowledge management and communication;
-zOS (System monitoring, diagnostics, recycles,etc)
-CICS (Problem determination,intermediate commands in changes, subsystem recycle,etc)
-IMS (Problem determination,intermediate commands in changes, subsystem recycle,etc)
-DB2 (Problem determination,intermediate commands in changes, subsystem recycle,etc)
-Tivoli system automation (Task status management, problem determination,subsystem recycle,etc)
-CA OPS/MVS (Task status management, problem determination,subsystem recycle,etc)
-IBM Maximo (High severity Tickets and change management/Approval)
-Managenow (High severity Tickets and change management/Approval)
-HP Service manager (High severity Tickets and change management/Approval)
-Improvements on the procedures and employee training through KM and KT;
-Several departmental awards for best behavior, initiative, quick-thinking and problem-solving;
-Many awards for thinking outside the box and not only solving a big issue at the moment, but also going
after its permanent solution, which not only helped the company and its clients save much money, but also
helped me grow technically and professionally.
Data Processing Technician at IBM Global Services
February 2011 - April 2012 (1 year 3 months)
Mainframe support JR or Console Operator Rhythm.
At this job I have:
-Participated in training and workshops
-Learned about every costumer technology
Daily used tools
-zOS (System monitoring, diagnostics, recycles,etc)
-CICS (Problem determination,basic commands, subsystem recycle,etc)
-IMS (Problem determination,basic commands, subsystem recycle,etc)
-DB2 (Problem determination,basic commands, subsystem recycle,etc)
-Tivoli system automation (Task status management, problem determination,subsystem recycle,etc)
-CA OPS/MVS (Task status management, problem determination,subsystem recycle,etc)
-IBM Maximo (Ticket and change management)
-Managenow (Ticket and change management)
-HP Service manager (Ticket and change management)
-The first JR. to present a company-wide technical training;
-Got over 30 certificates from non-demanded training;
UNASP - Adventist University of São Paulo
Bachelor's degree, Information Technology, 2013 - 2017
Grade: Information Systems
Activities and Societies: IT Study groups
English (Native or bilingual proficiency)
French (Professional working proficiency)
Portuguese (Native or bilingual proficiency)
Spanish (Professional working proficiency)
German (Limited working proficiency)
Volunteer Experience
Volunteer Management trainer, fundraising and process consultant at CER - Educational Centre
May 2014 - Present
CER - Educational Centre Rebouças is a poverty alleviation non-profit that assists children and their family
through education, professionalization and basic needs providing.
There, volunteer as a process improvement and fundraising consultant, through social media improvements,
new volunteer and partners acquisition and staff training.
Get to know this beautiful work
Folder at Folding@home project at Stanford University
2010 - Present
We are scientists. Citizens. Gamers. Thinkers. Parents. Friends. Family. We've joined forces to donate our
unused computer power to help uncover the mysteries of protein folding and fight diseases. We are Folders,
and this is our home.
Get support, join a team, and learn how your computer and (as of today) 273,733 others outputting 45,547
teraflops of computing power, contribute to finding cures for some of life’s most threatening illnesses.
My personal score page:
Food filtering/distribution at Northwest Harvest
February 2011 - Present
It was a great experience distributing food for the needy. I got to learn a lot from everyone I got in touch.
The gratitude in their eyes is something that no money will buy.
Volunteer Sole cleaner at Nature Consortium
February 2011 - Present
I cleaned up the pest plants so that the planting team could insert the seeds for local trees.
Volunteer I.T Teacher at Liomar Freitas Camara
April 2007 - October 2010
I would teach Students and Employees basic Microsoft Office skills and computer techniques. I'd also take
care of the computers well functioning, networking and inventory.
Marketing, Media and I.T Manager at Projeto Soletrando (Spelling project)
July 2013 - Present
About the project: Nowadays, public education is barely enough. Our children are not motivated to study, and
when they are, the school conditions are, most of the times, terrible.
The founders have created this project and dedicated a lot of their time (and money) on it. They basically go
to elementary schools and organize spelling contests, but in a very dynamic and fun way! They give time and
content in order to the students prepare themselves and the "Winner" of all the rounds AND their teacher win
a tablet.
All this sounds great in theory, but the improvements in their education and grades are fantastic! We also
keep track of this and it's amazing to see how big is the improvements!
Within this project, I work with students development charts and reports,new supporters and volunteers
acquisition through paper distribution, workshops and social media.
Motivational and Educational Lecturer at Escolas Públicas
March 2011 - Present
Since my participation in the Youth Ambassadors program, I've been invited to lecture to local youth on
studying matters, motivation to change their lives and also to show the benefits of studying as much as
possible whenever possible.
To illustrate the benefits, I tell my own personal story, show benefits I've been acquiring both personally and
professionally through studying and making studies my hobby.
With the motivation, I guide students to find free content both online or through partnerships and
Bachelor's degree, Information Technology
UNASP - Adventist University of São Paulo
Fundação Bradesco: Software revisions, verifications
and inspections
Information Security related 5h
Microsoft Virtual Academy: Software development
Microsoft Virtual Academy: C# programming jump
Fundação Bradesco: System design overview 28H
Fundação Bradesco: Programming logic 37H
Big Data Big Data University
Fundação Bradesco: Requirements engineering 26H
Fundação Bradesco: Software development process 12H
Corporate Training Project Manager, VMEdu
Partner and Instructor
DB Consultancy and Training
Training Management IDEPO
Business Strategy Fundação Bradesco
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
TEFL Express
SAP Functional Consultant Trainning São Paulo
Initiating and Planning Projects UCI
Budgeting and Scheduling Projects UCI
Managing Project Risks and Changes UCI
Project Management Capstone UCI
Education management (IT) 11h
Software development related (Cobol,JCL,C/C++/Java/
Introduction to Big Data UC, San Diego
Foundations of Virtual Instruction UC,Irvine
Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12
Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to
Universiteit Leiden & Mee
Operations Management IIMB @ Coursera
O Empreendedorismo e as Competências do
Information and Communication Technology SENAI Roberto Mange
Software Development and Database Management SENAI Roberto Mange
System Specialist
IMS Concepts and commands - 8h INTSK134
Cloud/Virtualization 14h
DBMSs and SQL 25h
SAP related courses 40h
IT Governance related 96h
Mainframe Application Development Stefanini I.T
Mainframe support related 35h
ESL Teacher
WiseUp Language School
Teaching & Speaking in public 17h
Education management - English 17h
ESL Head Teacher and Content Developer
E.C.I. Brazil
Second Language Listening, Speaking, and
Pronunciation - TESOL
Technology Enriched Teaching - TESOL ASU
Teach English Now! Second Language Listening,
Speaking, and Pronunciation - TESOL
Teach English Now! Foundational Principles - TESOL ASU
Teach English Now! Theories of Second Language
Acquisition - TESOL
Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment -
Teach English Now! Second Language Reading,
Writing, and Grammar - TESOL
Independent Coursework
Programming 120h
Skills & Expertise
Data Governance
Knowledge Management
Project Management
Big Data
Project Planning
Disaster Recovery
Supply Chain Management
Employee Training
ITIL Process
Project Delivery
Quality Auditing
Change Management
Requirements Analysis
Software Configuration Management
Customer Satisfaction
Problem Solving
Problem Analysis
Public Speaking
Technical Translation
English language skills
Teaching portuguese
Teaching English as a Second Language
Network Administration
System Administration
I.T knowledge center
2013 to Present
Members:Alan Dantas, Caio Fernando de Sousa, Bruno Renato Batista
We noticed that the two biggest problems regarding youth getting involved with I.T are
1)The language: the best content is in English.
2)Money: Most of the Portuguese content that are valid for a starting apprentice is paid.
We created a knowledge base through videos, blog posts and documents so we can use in our volunteer
programs and share to everybody! Especially the children involved in our courses and volunteer causes.
Our videos will be in:
Content related to:
-Knowledge Management;
-Public speaking;
-I.T Governance (ITIL, PMP, COBIT,etc).
-Big Data;
Please feel free to share it to the world!
IBM Master the Mainframe contest 2014 and 2015
August 2014 to Present
Members:Alan Dantas
Not only took part but also create a study group for the contest, in which students would discuss the possible
solutions for the problems presented in the following fields:
-Mainframe platform management;
-Mainframe Development (JCL,MQ-Series,Cobol, Database jobs,etc)
-Strategic thinking within technical situations.
Free online English course
Members:Alan Dantas
Free fast English course for Brazilians available through Youtube and the school's blog. The tips and classes
are made with our cognitive method so self-study students can acquire language skills fast and increase their
chances in professional market.
Big Data, Knowledge Management, SAP, SAP HANA,Teaching, Technical Training, Employee training,
English, Project Management, Project delivery, Programming, New technologies, constant improvements,
couching, couch surfing, volunteering, travel, motocross, ESL, International ESL Teacher recruiters contacts.
Alan Dantas
Corporate Training | TESOL/TEFL Training | Languages Teacher
15 people have recommended Alan
"Alan did an exceptional job in helping me by reviewing my English CV. He is one of the best among all
people I have ever met over LinkedIn. Alan is a precise, very good, achievement oriented and forward
thinking co-worker that cannot be overestimated. Deadline oriented, efficient and dedicated. Is ready to deal
with difficult situations and solve the problems on time. Thanks to interpersonal skills he has great relations
with both company clients and potential customers. "
— Cristian Randieri PhD, Founder - President & CEO, Intellisystem Technologies S.r.l., was Alan's client
"O Alan é um profissional completo sempre disposto em ajudar e atento as necessidades de um cliente,
sempre se atualizando e desenvolvendo os conhecimento adquiridos."
— Bruno Renato Batista, studied with Alan at DB Consultancy and Training
"Alan is a very mature, engaged, and intelligent young man. Though we met briefly on a work trip in Seattle
in 2014, but he made a lasting impression on me and others in our group. He is a good role-model, and
embodies leadership. I trust Alan."
— Patrick Cahill, Senior Program Facilitator (Independent Contractor), World Learning, worked with Alan
at WiseUp Language School
"O Alan é um excelente educador, motivador que consegue tirar o melhor das pessoas com quem tem contato.
Fala bem, e está sempre esperto para ajudar as pessoas que precisam. Grande profissional."
— Leandro Pedrini, advised Alan at WiseUp Language School
"I have had the privilege of working with Alan for more than 1 year now. He is a dedicated professional
who would make a great addition to any team. He is always seeking continuous improvement and is always
available to help others (peers and clients). I would highly recommend him for any position that he may seek
to pursue."
— Camile Barbar, managed Alan at WiseUp Language School
"Excellent professional, focused and creative that always encourages us to continue studying the language
that is one of his specialties:The English. (Excelente profissional, focado e criativo que sempre nos incentiva
a continuar estudando a lingua que é uma de suas especialidades: o inglês.)"
— Taynã da Silva Fonseca, was Alan's client
"Alan is always open for changes and always overcomes his biggest fears, that's impressive. His students feel
comfortable with him in a funny and dynamic way,he makes them feel good about learning and incentivates
them by telling them his own experiences. When I first met him, I was really insecure about being a teacher
and he helped me a lot. He is a real leader, he works with his team and thinks of it as a group of people, not
robots. Alan, thanks for being such a great friend and for inpiring everyone around you!"
— Leticia Fernandes, ESL Teacher, Wise Up, worked directly with Alan at Wise Up
"Alan é um excelente professor e profissional. Sendo aluno de suas aulas de Mainfrane/COBOL pode
conhece-lo e notar que é um professor exigente e companheiro, se preocupa com o aprendizado e
desenvolvimento de todos os alunos e busca variadas formas de esclarecer dúvidas, até que a explicação
esteja clara. Dinâmico, apresenta um conhecimento amplo sobre o conteúdo e também praticamente sobre
todos os contextos tratados em sala, não se preocupa em transmitir mais que o conteúdo pretendido, sempre
aberto todas as dúvidas dos alunos e busca sempre esclarecer todas elas. Obtive uma ótima experiência
como seu aluno e colega."
— Guilherme Cassiano Faria dos Santos, worked directly with Alan at Impacta Tecnologia
"Alan Dantas, excelente professor, esta super atento a novas oportunidades e tem um grande talento,
Recomendado ;)"
— Daniel Teixeira, reported to Alan at Impacta Tecnologia
"Alan é um ótimo professor de mainframe, pois já trabalhou na área e aprendi muito com ele como meu
professor, parabéns Alan."
— Guilherme Borges, worked indirectly for Alan at Impacta Tecnologia
"Alan é um profissional inclível, dedicado e faz além do que lhe é proposto, está sempre preocupado em
passar o seu conhecimento e disposto a aprender coisas novas. Com apenas um mês Alan supreendeu os
alunos, fazendo que aprendemos em todos os lugares, sem ser pago para isso. Parabéns Alan continue sendo
esse profissional nota mil, usando sempre a sua humildade."
— Dileuza Nascimento Vilas Boas, was with another company when working with Alan at Impacta
"Alan is a great professional , never seen before someone that learn anything in few time and sometimes
alone. A great techinical person , that any company should have. Committed to results, proactive, highly
focused and ethical. He has a balanced set of technical and people related skills. Working with him was a
great experience."
— Nathalia Marangoni, worked directly with Alan at IBM
"Alan has an excellent knowledge and backgroud on z/OS Operations and is a very committed professional.
A real good guy to work with."
— Claudio Martins, was a consultant or contractor to Alan at IBM
"I worked with Allan from 2011 to 2013. Although we worked on different shifts, we were still part of the
same team. Allan contributed a lot to our team. He made many improvements and updates to our customer's
procedures, helped to automate critical processes and also ministered some trainings. A nice friend I've made
at IBM and a good person to work with!"
— Rafael Ferreira Moreno, worked directly with Alan at IBM Global Services
"Alan, é sempre uma excelente pessoa que está sempre disponível a ajudar seja em qualquer situação, engajar
times de suporte, etc. Such a great dude to work with. Tive o prazer de estudarmos juntos a linguagem de
programação Cobol, foi um mês bem empregado, pelo conhecimento, amizade, troca de conhecimento.
Thank you Alan. See you."
— Leandro Alves de Paula, worked with Alan at IBM Global Services
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