Japolinario have been quite busy studying Computer Science and Information Systems in Portugal, France, Finland and The Netherlands. He likes studying and continues doing it ... he is writing a PHD dissertation on open-source.

Besides studying, he worked in the corporate world in a set companies that include Sonae, Wipro, Tesco and DHL. In June 2008 he joined the Maemo team at the Nokia Research Center in Helsinki, where he had a lot of fun.

Right now, he his a full-time researcher, teaching IT in a Finnish university as well. On his free-time, he contributes to open-source projects and incite many others to to the same.