It started in high-tech R&D programs in his native Brazil with two patents issued. As full-time professor at the research centre Luiz published with McGraw-Hill a pioneer Antenna Engineering & Applications 800-page textbook, with thousands of copies sold in his native Brazil and in Portugal.
The period included graduate studies in Canada (Master's and Ph.D. levels) doing research on large computer networks at the very beginning of today's internet revolution. Research work results led to a travel award for presentation at the prestigious ISIT, International Symposium on Information Theory, in Brighton, England.
The period concluded with active management roles in two pioneering space programs dealing with small-satellite and remote-sensing satellite missions.
Upon returning to Montreal in 1990, the establishment of his consulting office led to career consolidation and services growth.
It started with INMARSAT in commissioning satellite ground systems in London, UK, in Connecticut and California in the USA.
Further duties happened in the pioneering Canadian RADARSAT space mission, and a Project Director role in installation of a $5 million Panamanian microwave system for telemetry & control of power generation.
Luiz acted as Regional Manager in a new-generation Amazon cellular network, and was design member in a new pioneering Canadian PCS cellular network.
Most mechanisms for export development of Canadian hi-tech products were put in place with specialized export agencies. It targeted business export diversification to emerging markets worldwide as lead senior consultant to start-ups, small and large corporations.
Services for the Canadian federal government to place telehealth practice in the international market led to co-founding the NGO e-KSS Inc.
e-KSS focused its non-profit activities in supporting Amazon indigenous peoples to strengthen their healthcare system via telehealth and mobile technologies. Luiz acted on pro-bono basis as the NGO's Executive Director from 2006 to 2018.