About Me


This is what I do

My name is Enrico Zimuel and I've been writing code since 1996. I'm an open source contributor specialized in web technologies and applied cryptography. I'm a core member of PHP Framework Interop Group (PHP-FIG) and longtime contributor of PHP community. I've been mentioned in the 25 years of PHP by JetBrains. In my career I used many computer languages including C/C++, Delphi, Java, Javascript, Lua, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Visual Basic, x86 Assembly.

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 did academic research in Computer Science at Informatics Institute of Amsterdam University, here a list of my publications.

I'm Adjunct Professor at University of Turin and ITS ICT Piemonte since 2018. I have taught the following courses: Cloud services, Modern Data Architecture, NoSQL databases and PHP programming.

I'm TEDx and international speaker with 110+ talks about web programming, computer security and creative coding.

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.