My specialities

  • Business strategy
  • Business development
  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Suppliers management
  • Project management
  • User experience
  • Broad range of IT skills (MS SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft .Net related technologies, HTML / CSS / JavaScript)
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Leadership skills to lead teams to goals

Skills

  • Software development
  • Agile methodologies
  • Web development
  • User experience
  • Web design
  • SQL
  • .Net
  • Business strategy
  • Business analysis
  • Business development
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Windows Azure
  • Oracle
  • C#

Experience

  • 04 / 2012 - Present
    Gaia srl
    Chief Business Development Officer

    Gaia is now a 100% User eXperience Design Agency.

    We analyze and design the interaction models between users and software. We design interface usability and the most effective ways to deliver content on the web and on mobile devices.

    As the company focused more and more on User Experience I became Chief Business Development Officer, developing and implementing business strategies.

  • 03 / 2005 - 04 / 2012
    Gaia srl
    Chief Technology Officer

    As Gaia’s Chief Technology Officer I continued to support Zen Development with the creation of a small team in Ukraine. We added a large number of customers (100+) on Zen CMS.

    The most important clients on Zen were Henkel's community Donnad, Heineken Intranet (integrated with Sap Portal), Europ Assistance, Generali Invesment and Veneto Banca.

    In 2008 I established a strong partnership with Microsoft that led to the following major projects:

    - Silverlight Technology: Rai.Tv website, BMW Remarketing (2009-2010)
    - Windows Phone: Rai.Tv, La Repubblica Mobile, Mediaset TGCom, Fantacalcio, I am a Tenor (2010-2011)
    - Windows 8: Rai.Tv and Radio Deejay app (2012)

    In 2009 we developed the first Ferrari iPhone app: Ferrari Sound.

    During 2009 the company started to become a real User Experience Digital Agency.

    We continued to support the development of digital projects like:

    - Politecnico di Milano Alumni Website (2011), Politecnico di Milano Career Service Website (2013)
    - Indesit Company Annual report (2012) winner of the Red Dot Design Award for Communication Design.
    - The Technogym Wellness Cloud (2012): an ecosystem of devices and cloud technology built around the MyWellness platform that manages the lifestyle of End Users and provides professional applications to Business Operators in a simple way.

  • 03 / 2000 - 03 / 2005
    JJ Soft srl
    Owner and Founder

    JJ Soft was a small software company.

    In 2001 we created Zen CMS. It was a very innovative CMS for that time with a WYSIWYG interface and extensive use of Javascript for a rich client side interaction (drag & drop, in line editing).

    This product was a business driver for Gaia for many years.

    In 2005 I sold the company to Gaia and I became one of the Gaia's shareholders.

  • 02 / 1999 - 09 / 2001
    GS Supermercati (now Carrefour Market)
    Consultant - Team Leader - Software Developer

    GS Supermercati (now Carrefour Market) had a mix of direct and franchising supermarkets.

    I was responsible for the application that managed Franchisee (prices, markup, product mix).

    I successfully completed big projects like Y2K compliance (1999) and EURO compliance (2000).

  • 10 / 1997 - 02 / 1999
    Professional Link
    Owner and Founder

    Professional Link was a small local Internet Service Provider in Cermenate (Como).

    I established it from scratch; setting up servers, network connections, business development and html coding.

    We ended up with about 150 customers in the area selling Internet connections and websites.

  • 1997

Education

  • 1997 - 1999
    Politecnico di Milano

    Computer Science

  • 1992 - 1997
    ITIS Magistri Cumacini

    High School Diploma, Computer Specialization

Interests

  • Technology
  • Travel
  • Football
  • Formula 1
  • Politics

Awards

  • Red Dot Design Award in 2011

    We won the Red Dot Design Award for Communication Design with the Indesit Annual Report 2011.

    The Red Dot Design Award is an international product design prize awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen, Germany. There are prize categories for product design, design agencies, and design concepts.

    Since 1955, designers and producers can apply for the prizes with the winners being presented in an annual ceremony.

    Winning products are presented in the Red Dot Design Museum on the premises of the historical
    Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen.

    The Red Dot Design Award has more than 11,000 submissions from 61 countries.

Languages

  • English
  • Italian