DM, University of Phoenix; MS, National University

Research Interests

Technology management; project management; business management; leadership


Dr. Ferreira has over 20 years of technology leadership experience as a Project Management Professional and Certified ScrumMaster directing and leading a variety of Fortune 500 engagements in the Silicon Valley. As a highly skilled teacher, leader, technologist, and motivating consultant, Dr. Ferreira offers years of technical and research expertise along with academic acumen, having taught at both traditional and online universities for over 12 years. Dr. Ferreira has published a variety of technology and research papers at conferences, most recently on building global communities of practice for the Project Management Institute and the use of technical tools for research. She joined Walden in 2009 and teaches courses in research and technical leadership.