WORK EXPERIENCES

I am a results and data-oriented IT Pro and aim to help to achieve business goals.
I have more than twenty years of experience in the industry and have worked every step of the way.
This is what I did...

CONSULTANT

Since June 2019

Acting as Strategic Consultant / CTO / Coach / Product Manager / Business Analyst and generally whatever it takes to help business and tech to work together

CTO / PRODUCT OWNER @ ARREEBA

2019 - 2020

Head of Tech, leading an internal team and consultants to develop the Ristoranti.it platform composed of several mobile apps, web apps and relative backend.

Acting as ad interim Product Owner to manage and prioritize stakeholders  requests 


Main tasks:

  • Dev team management

  • Technical roadmap, architecture, guidelines and infrastructure definition

  • Recruiting

  • Consultants coordination

  • Agile coaching

  • Quality assurance (testing, code analysis)

  • Knowledge extraction from data

CTO @ DREXCODE

2018 - 2019

Head of Tech, with the goal to sustain and improve business, forming a top-notch team and using state of the art architectures.

Main tasks:

  • Define the technical roadmap, architecture, guidelines and infrastructure 

  • Internal recruiting and consultants coordination

  • Agile coaching

  • Quality assurance (testing, code analysis)

  • Knowledge extraction from data

  • Technology scouting and PoC development

  • Middleware implementations


Relevant projects

  • Development of middleware connecting Magento with Google Data Studio

  • Restyling of main site drexcode.com

  • Site migration to AWS

  • Operational dashboard based on ELK stack   

HEAD OF AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT @ EATALY.NET

2015 - 2018

Evolution and maintenance of Eataly’s e-commerce and content management ecosystem 

Main tasks:

  • Coaching for Agile development team

  • Team leader for e-commerce platforms maintenance and evolution

  • Technical analysis for new projects

  • Quality assurance (testing, code analysis)

  • Knowledge extraction from data

  • External suppliers management

  • Technical referent for Customer Care, Marketing and Store Managers

  • Architectural design


Relevant projects:

  • Platform for fresh and grocery products local delivery in Milan, Rome and Turin (today.eataly.net)

  • New version of EU and US online stores (eataly.net, eataly.com) with responsive layout

  • Mobile Apps integrated with online store for Android and IOS

  • System hardening and technological evolution based on microservices approach decoupled from e-commerce platform

  • Implementation of e-commerce platform’s business and operation dashboard based on ELK (Elasticsearch) stack

PRODUCT OWNER  / SENIOR SOFTWARE ARCHITECT @ WEBSCIENCE

2008 - 2015

- Maintenance and development program management of Webscience’s ATES (Automated Test Environment System) product Atlas/Kplace, used for the delivery of ECDL/ICDL Certifications in Italy, LATAM, Africa, South Korea

-  Agile Coach consultant

- Enterprise projects management


Main tasks:

  • Product Owner for ATES product maintenance and evolution 

  • Milestones products definition with business developers and stakeholders for Italian and international markets

  • Periodic reports with top management about projects status

  • Support for business development and pre-sales activities

  • Technological and architectural product evolution ownership

  • Feasibility study and functional analysis

  • Quality assurance and testing coordination

  • Junior resources tutorship


Relevant projects:

  • Consultant as Agile Coach for the introduction of Agile methodologies at Banca Intesa San Paolo 

  • Product’s new version implementation with full architectural and technological refactoring

  • Product’s corrective and evolutionary maintenance based on different markets needs (Italy, LATAM, Africa, South Korea).

  • Product’s subsystem implementation for the delivery of  “In Application” exams, using directly Microsoft Office software instead of a simulated one

  • Fully integrated e-commerce portal


For a period of one year, as Office Manager, resources allocation and monitoring of the IT Solution Factory, a BU composed of 70 people distributed on 3 geographical sites.


Main tasks:

  • Resources allocation based on priorities, skills and objectives responding to the BU Director

  • Negotiation with Project Managers and Client Managers for the resolution of critical allocation and projects issues

  • Resources allocation forecast based on running projects and prospects

  • External suppliers management

  • Technical interviews for recruiting 

  • Projects monitoring based on business and technical KPIs

  • Definitions and enhancements of communication processes with other BU

PROJECT MANAGER  / WEB ARCHITECT @ MONDADORI DIGITAL PUBLISHING

2008

Delivery and maintenance of online editorial products (DonnaModerna.com and StarBene.it)


Main tasks:

  • Suppliers, IT department, marketing stakeholders and editors coordination

  • Functional requirements gathering 

  • External suppliers proposed solutions analysis

  • Development monitoring, with periodic meetings with suppliers and internal staff

  • Quality assurance and testing coordination

  • Focus point for communities managers and journalists on technical aspects

  • Responsible for third parties products integration (CMS, forums, etc.) with legacy systems.

SOFTWARE ARCHITECT @ B HUMAN

Consultant

  • Development of SOA enterprise solution using Agile methodologies (Scrum and XP) 

2008

TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECT @ KORA

2006 - 2008

Technical Leader


Main tasks:

  • Technical feasibility analysis and pre-sales support

  • Software development

  • Team leading and technical ownership

  • Sponsor for experimentation of Agile methodologies


Relevant projects:

  • Development of a framework for social functionalities and integrated with video platform (customer TheBlogTV)

  • Development of integration with proprietary video platform (customer Last Minute Tour)

  • Architectural design and CMS integration within corporate site (customer Campari Group)

SENIOR PROGRAM ANALYST @ LUXHORA

Analysis, design and implementation of solutions with focus on integration with communication VOIP backend systems (Genesys, Cisco), with team leading activities.
Worked on site for Unicredit and Vodafone.

2005 - 2006

SENIOR APPLICATION ENGINEER @ ALTAIR ENGINEERING

Feasibility analysis, team leading and development applications integrated with Altair CAE core products.
Worked on projects for Ferrari and Fiat

2002 - 2005

WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER @ PUBLINET

Analysis, design and implementation of web applications

2001 - 2002

WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER @ UNIVERSITY OF GENOA

Development of part of the intranet of Genoa’s University

2000 - 2001

CONSULTANT

Analysis, design and implementation of web and desktop applications

1997 - 2002

 

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