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Antonio Pescapè

Full professor, University of Napoli Federico II

Antonio Pescapè è Professore Ordinario di Sistemi di Elaborazione delle Informazioni presso il Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e delle Tecnologie dell’Informazione (DIETI) dell’Università di Napoli Federico II. L’attività didattica è principalmente legata agli insegnamenti di Calcolatori Elettronici, Reti di Calcolatori ed Analisi e Prestazioni di Internet. La sua attività di ricerca si focalizza sullo studio di Internet, sulla sue prestazioni e sulla sua sicurezza e gestione. E’ membro del Consiglio Direttivo del CSI, Centro per i Servizi Informatici di Ateneo, del Comitato Spin Off di Ateneo, delegato del Rettore per la rete GARR, membro del Comitato Tecnico Scientifico di CESMA e di RIMIC, membro del Collegio dei Docenti del Dottorato ITEE, vicedirettore del Centro Interdipartimentale ERMES.



Paolo Patierno

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat

Paolo is a Senior Software Engineer working for Red Hat on the messaging and IoT team. In Red Hat, he is focusing on integration between AMQP based projects and something different like Apache Kafka and Apache Spark. In the IoT space he takes part to the definition of the API for the Eclipse Hono project and he is already Eclipse committer for Paho which provides MQTT client implementations in different languages. He is also owner and maintainer for the main IoT related components in the Eclipse Vert.x stack, another project having Paolo as committer. Finally, he is Microsoft MVP on Azure & IoT.




Felice Pescatore

Business Agility Consultant

Research Manager and Microsoft MVP I work daily with complex projects using Agile/Lean/DevOps approaches to achieve business goals. Software Engineer with a Master Degree in Software Technology and Software Management, my primary focus is on Enterprise Lean Coaching, helping international company, specially in energy/banking and automotive fields, to transform themselves in a more dynamic and Value driven companies. Specifically, I work intensively with Disciplined Agile 2.x and SAFe to give to the customers an initial holistic vision of their company, and using it like a “start point” for the transformation. Also, I use Lean Startup to support new business idea creation. Meanwhile I create and own the open project AgileIoT.org, a new disciplined approach aimed to support companies to create massive market IoT solutions in a manner where different people with different skills work together day-by-day to create a consumable solution. I’m a speaker, and co-organizer, at most of the Italian Agile and Microsoft conferences and at some of Europeans one (you can find a list of them on my MS MVP profile: https://mvp.microsoft.com/en-us/PublicProfile/5001016).


Clemente Giorio

R&D Engineer, Crionet

Hacker, geek, maker, researcher, innovator, trainer, developer…
Has made science and technology his passion other than his job.
Follows many communities and is often actively involved as a speaker and event organizer in particular with: DotNetPodcast, FabLabNapoli, DotNetCampania and HoloLens Developers.
His signature dishes, far from the stove, are: Computer Vision, Human-Computer Interaction, Internet of Things, Natural User Interface and Mixed Reality.
Microsoft MVP since 2014, works as a Research & Development Engineer for Crionet, where he develops software and harware prototypes.



Valter Minute

Software Engineer, Toradex AG

Valter works at Toradex AG in Horw, Switzerland, developing BSPs and drivers.
He has been developing embedded software since 1999 and he has been connecting devices to the internet (including a washing machine) years before someone invented “IoT” and launched it as the marketing buzzword of the century.
He likes to work and play with lots of different technologies, including open source ones and to integrate hardware and software in devices that interact with the real world.
He is a maker and tries to be a professional at the same time, playing with Arduino and Raspberry Pi and building industrial devices.
He wrote a book about the Raspberry Pi to help people discovering the wonders of software running on things.



Nicola Ferraro

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat

I’m Nicola Ferraro, senior software engineer at Red Hat. I’m an Apache Camel committer and a contributor of the Fabric8 project, a microservice development platform based on Docker and Kubernetes. I’ve a long background on Big Data systems, having built applications based on Spark, HBase, Kafka and Hadoop for years. I’m also the author of some open source projects related to Big Data application development.





Lorenzo Maiorfi

CTO, K-Digitale

Developer since when first personal computers appeared (yes, we are talking about ’80s 8-bit machines such as Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX and so on, actually first hardware I wrote code on). Graduated in Electrical Engineering at “Facoltà di Ingegneria Elettronica, Università Degli Studi di Perugia”, Italy.
Co-founder of Innovactive Engineering and CTO in K-Digitale. Microsoft MVP since 2013 and active member in several dev communities such as DotNetUmbria and Mokapp. I spend a considerable part of my time developing “lab” firmware for microcontrollers, FPGA/CPLD, PLC as well as writing software for Industrial IoT system integration purposes.