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Bachelors in Computer Science (USP, 1990), Bachelors in Music (UNESP, 1992), PhD and post-doc in Computer Science (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain, 2000).
Dr. Kon is Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of São Paulo and recipient of the CNPq Research Fellowship.
Works in the field of Computer Science, having published over 120 peer-reviewed papers in various themes around Software Development. His main field of research is Distributed Systems and Middleware, area in which he received the "10-Year Best Paper Award" in the ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference in 2010.
He also carries out research in the fields of Software Engineering, Free and Open Source Software, Computer Music, and Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship. In 2013 he was Visiting Professor at the Technion, Israel, where he conducted research on Software Startup Ecosystems and Digital Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Kon is a former international Director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and, currently, is the Editor-in-Chief of the SpringerOpen Journal of Internet Services and Applications.