María Carina Roldán was born in Esquel, Argentina, in 1970. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Computer Science at UNLP in La Plata; after that she did a postgraduate course in Statistics at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) in Buenos Aires city, where she has been living since 1994.
She has worked as a BI consultant for more than 10 years. Over the last four years, she has been dedicated full time to developing BI solutions using Pentaho Suite. Currently, she works for Webdetails, one of the main Pentaho contributors. She is the author of Pentaho 3.2 Data Integration: Beginner's Guide published by Packt Publishing in April 2010.
You can follow her on Twitter at @mariacroldan.