Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim is a professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). Her research interests are software process improvement and assessment. Previously, she worked at the UNIVALI - Universidade do Vale do Itajái/Brazil and the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering. She received a PhD in Production Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil) and a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Kaiserslautern (Germany). She’s also a PMP - Project Management Professional and Assessor of the Brazilian Process Improvement Model MPS.BR.