I'm Principal Software Engineer at Elastic. Previously, I worked 11+ years for Zend Technologies, the PHP company. I have been a consultant for international companies such as ADP, Albacom, DHL, Enel, Engineering, Ericsson, FCA, NIIT, Prisacom, Santander, and more.
I wrote some books about web programming, open source, secure software and applied cryptography.
I got a B.Sc. honors degree in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Pescara (Italy). I attended NKS 2006 school of Stephen Wolfram at Brown University (USA) and I participated in Big Dive 2013, a postgraduate course in Big Data and Visualization, using Python and D3.js.
I'm the co-founder of PHP User Group of Turin, the city where I live. I'm 100% remote worker since 2008.