Marcelo Bloomfield Ramagem focuses his teachings on database design & modeling, project management, and web application development. At 21 years of age, he purchased and revitalized a Washington D.C. based ice cream company and grew it to several locations. He transitioned into software as a self-taught web developer and played a pivotal role as a Technical Product Manager in a small K-12 start-up; helping it grow and exit successfully after it was acquired by a large private equity firm. Marcelo holds a Master of Information Management degree from the UMD iSchool and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from UMGC. He is a passionate entrepreneur who genuinely loves business, technology and innovation. He is a certified Scrum Master and Product Owner.