Renato Alves is a Senior Software Developer at Alley who specializes in back end development. Prior to Alley, Renato worked at XWP, where he worked on the relaunch of RollingStone.com and other projects. His specialities include the WordPress CMS, React and GraphQL. Renato is a big supporter of Open Source, contributing to projects such as BuddyPress (where he is a core committer), bbPress, WP-CLI, and WPGraphQL, Outside of work, Renato loves eating, biking, karting, and helping Brazilians to learn English. Renato graduated from CEETA with a degree in tourism and hospitality. He also has two pending A.A. degrees in Marketing and Computer Software and Media Applications. He based in Fortaleza, Ceará, in Brazil.