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 Expert  728801

Expert in Problem Solving, Project Management & Rescuing, Automation, Security & Safety, SWE, RTD, QA


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Berkshire
United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Achieved his MSc in Electronic Engineering (Politecnico di Milano) plus additional qualifications in ICT System Management (SDA-Bocconi) and Software Engineering (IBM-IFDA) and many others.

Due to personal reasson he started his working experience very early and has at present has over 20 years of experience in software & systems engineering gained in the industrial domain.

Italian is expert's mother tongue, but he has a good mastering of English, French and Spanish. He is currently Senior Research Fellow and Project Manager at a university in Great Britain, and has been working since 1984, dealing with automation, ICT, software development, security and quality assurance with a track record of over 50 international and national projects successful completion most of which are multi-million budget ones; he has often been asked to rescue projects in critical conditions and always succeed in the objective.

He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM, is also a member of the Computer Society, Communication Society, IEEE-TCECS, IEEE-TCSE, IEEE-SA, PMI, US Digital Society, NEM European Industrial Initiative, NESSI – Networked European Software and Services Initiative, STAR – Socio-Economic Trends Assessment for the Digital Revolution experts group, CEN-ISSS – WS-LT Learning Technology work group, APLR Accessibility Properties for Learning Resources.

He often acts as adviser for the European Commission for which he acts also as project expert evaluator and reviewer. He also covers a similar role for the Piedmont and Emilia Romagna Regions in Italy.

Due to his expertise, expert has been asked to lecture both at the Politecnico di Milano School of Design and at Fondazione Clerici and has been awarded the certificate of "Master Judges" within 2007 and 2008 Brandon Hall Excellence Award contexts.

During his professional career he has been working intensively in the automation and security environment both in terms of physical and logical security. He has also developed a specific passwords and texts encryption mechanism used in banks and the military domain.

He has (co)authored 23 scientific articles, 9 position papers, 6 tutorials, a case-study, a book chapter and the market analysis adopted as starting point of the EC Special Task Force for Multimedia and Education. He edited the AMME Project Book.

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alarm system design

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ISO 9000 implementation

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ISO 9000 implementation for software

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process assessment

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quality control

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research management

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software design

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software engineering

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software engineering process assessment

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software engineering process standard

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software engineering research management

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software engineering systems analysis

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software engineering systems design

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software life cycle

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software metrics

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software modeling

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software systems requirements definition

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system analysis

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system design

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systems engineering


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2000   MBA   Master in Company ICT System Management   SDA-Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy  
1999   MSc   Master in Company ICT System Management   IBM Business School IFDA – Novedrate, Italy  
1993   MSc   Electronic Engineering (Specialization in Systems Engineering)   Politecnico di Milano  
2014   PhD   Computer Scince & Systems Engineering   (Undisclosed University)  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

IMSS

 

Senior Research Fellow & Project Manager

 

EU/National co-funded RTD projects management (proposal preparation, work planning, budget and schedule control, dissemination, reporting, design, requirements & specifications definition, problem solving and mediation). Quality assurance management (policy definition & enforcement, conformance to international standards). SW development management (Requirement elicitation, collection, analysis prioritization and resolution, Architectural design, architecture and components high level specification). In-house technology transfer process management (Post-doc, PhD and MSc students training and mentoring).

2000 to 2007

 

GIUNTI via Bolognese, 165 - 50139 Firenze, Italy (International Research & Development)

 

Research & Development

 

Senior Project Manager / R&D Project Manager

 

EU/National co-funded RTD projects management (proposal preparation, work planning, budget and schedule control, dissemination, reporting, design, requirements & specifications definition, problem solving and mediation). Quality assurance management (policy definition & enforcement, conformance to international standards). SW development management (Requirement elicitation, collection, analysis prioritization and resolution, Architectural design, architecture and components high level specification). In-house technology transfer process management (Post-doc, PhD and MSc students training and mentoring).

1996 to 2000

 

SIA S.p.A. Via Taramelli, 26 - 20124 Milano - Italy (Institutional support to banking system)

 

Network Division

 

System Test & Quality Manager / Senior Project Manager

 

Provide system test and quality assurance for Inter-banks network services. Management of special projects and system test infrastructure. Quality assurance management (policy definition & enforcement, conformance to international standards). SW & HW procurement for covering department needs. Management of external consultants working on HW / SW maintenance. Research activities on metrics application to software testing in environments with high availability (>99.98%) and portability (HP-UX, AIX and VME) constraints.

1994 to 1996

 

EPEE-Digimail Srl via C. Salutati, 21 – 20100 Milan, Italy (Electronic Publishing)

 


 

Senior Project Manager / Company Environmental Security Manager

 

EU / Customer projects management (work planning, budget and schedule control, dissemination, reporting, design, requirements & specifications definition). Problem solving and mediation. Quality assurance management (policy definition & enforcement, conformance to international standards). SW development management (Requirement elicitation, collection, analysis prioritization and resolution, Architectural design, architecture and components high level specification). In-house technology transfer process management.

1992 to 1994

 

SELF EMPLOYED (SW development & Project Management)

 


 

Freelancer Project Manager

 

Problem analysis. Problem solving and mediation. Project proposal presentation, contract negotiation and project management after approval. Specific SW developments.

1986 to 1992

 

ASEL Sistemi SPA, Via Bono Cairoli 18 – 20100 Milan, Italy (SW development & Automation)

 


 

Software Engineer, Chief SW Engineer, Project Manager

 

SW design & development (initially - requirement analysis, application design implementation, deployment & training). SW development supervision & EDP management (requirement management, system architecture, specifications, implementation, deployment & training). Quality assurance management (policy definition & enforcement, conformance to international standards). Problem solving and mediation. Project management (work planning, budget and schedule monitoring, reporting). Full development and maintenance responsibility for a product line including customers & personnel training. Research activity on: automation, image processing, Change Management (CM), cryptography, communication protocols, metrics application to C software development with high availability (99.98%) and portability constraints (HP-UX, AIX, SUN-Solaris, Digital, VME, OS9 …).

1984 to 1986

 

SELF EMPLOYED (SW Development)

 


 

Freelancer Software Engineer

 

Problem analysis, Algorithm and data structure design, SW design and development.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. Member of PMI, US Digital Society, NEM, NESSI, STAR experts group, CEN-ISSS-WS-LT/APLR.

Professional Appointments

Project Expert Evaluator/Reviewer for the EU-Information Society Technology (IST) framework. Project Expert Evaluator for Regione Emilia Romagna industrial research, innovation & technology transfer program. Project Expert Evaluator for Regione Piemonte industrial research, innovation & technology transfer program. Lecturer in Software Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Technical Trainer, Fondazione Clerici and the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Judge for Brandon Hall Excellence Award, IEEE Computer Society CHC60/61 and CSIDC contest. Member of the scientific committee and reviewer for ISS, HICSS40, Italian Journal of eLearning (Je-LKS). Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security IJCNIS (ISSN:2073-607X), and Magazine of Wireless and Cellular Networks MWCN (ISSN: 2074-9570).

Awards/Recognition

He has been awarded the certificate of "Master Judges" within 2007/8 Brandon Hall Excellence Award contexts.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Has (co)authored 23 scientific articles, 9 position papers, 6 tutorials, a case-study, a book chapter and the market analysis adopted as starting point of the EC Special Task Force for Multimedia and Education. Edited the AMME Project Book.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - AXMEDIS 2007, Barcelona, 2007 / IEEE  
 - AI*IA 2007, Roma, 2007 / Springer  
 - Panel on European Accessible Information Network (EUAIN), AXMEDIS 2006, Leeds (UK), 2006 / IEEE  
 - Proceedings of AXMEDIS 2005, Florence, 2005 / IEEE  
 - Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society - The Italian e-Learning Association Journal  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • For Moulinex Italy SpA, Expert has been commissioned the design of the goods management automation & integration with IT system (using bar-code-readers & RFIDs).
  • For HP Italy SpA, Expert has been commissioned the analysis and development of network performances monitoring and measuring infrastructure (such work was them used for the his MSc graduation thesis but could non be published due to a 10 years non disclosure agreement requested by HP).
  • For a debt collection company, Expert has been asked to provide analysis and development of debtors' folders management program (requirement analysis, application design implementation, deployment & training).
  • For a private bank, Expert has been asked to provide analysis and development of a historical stock exchange data management program (requirement analysis, application design implementation, deployment & training).
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has been asked to provide expertise in court related to SW engineering and automation issues.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1977 to 1978   India / Andra Pradesh   Volunteer service in a mission providing little electrical repair work and photography expertise.
1978 to 1978   India / Andra Pradesh   Volunteer service in a mission providing little electrical repair work and photography expertise.
1989 to 1989   United Kingdom / London   Cooperation with IBM Research Labs for the design and development of security solutions for the Italian banking market based on IBM DVI Technology.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Italian   Expert is an Italian mother tongue, expert in usage of conversation as well as writing has an excellent mastery of several specialist domains (from contractual to technical and scientific).
English   Expert is proficient in English, has good mastery of the language and a fairly broad vocabulary. Presently he uses English not only as his primary working language (something that has been doing since 1977) but also as his daily living language.
French   Expert is proficient in French, has good mastery of the language and a fairly broad vocabulary.
Spanish   Expert is competent in Spanish, has good mastery of the language even if, due to less regular usage his, vocabulary is less extended than he would like.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has developed the following tutorials:

Content Production & Authoring, AXMEDIS, Leeds; Workflow management & integration, AXMEDIS, Leeds; Multi-channel Content Distribution, AXMEDIS, Leeds; Content Production, AXMEDIS, Florence; Content Distribution, AXMEDIS, Florence; Multimedia applications for Cultural Heritage, Politecnico di Milano – School of Design, Milan.


 

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