Founder and CEO
XRLab, Founder and CEO, Patrícia Procópio
An expert in the application of technologies towards mining solutions, Patrícia Procópio has founded XRLab, which focuses virtual and immersive experiences, develops business solutions applied to knowledge management and new ways of learning, support to operational management, industrial maintenance, management support and integrated planning of engineering projects, geology, geotechnics, through applications, platforms and digital environments. XR.Lab also develops specialized consultancy and solutions in geoinformation and geotechnologies, mainly in the environment, mining, engineering and agribusiness markets.
With over 30 years of experience in mining, she is also a specialized consultant in geotechnologies and geoinformation solutions for environmental, mining, engineering and agrobusiness. Prior to leading her own businesses, Patricia spent 17 years with Vale, where she led many innovative projects, including the implementation of their advanced decision making virtual room, the infrastructure for spatial data- GISMineral, Global Geological Database Management System-GDMS, among many others. With a PhD in geology and specialization in Geoprocessing, Procópio’s projects have been recognized internationally, including award winning projects in the: Geospatial World Excellence Awards in Amsterdam, Geospatial Latin American Excellence Award, ESRI GIS Award in San Diego, MundoGeoconnect and DroneShow and Inova Vale. Procopio is also committed to making mining a more inclusive industry, and in 2019 became on of the founders and president of
Women in Mining Brasil.