I was born in Milano on June 22nd, 1958. After graduating from Politecnico di Milano in 1982, I worked for a software consulting company from 1980 to 1988, when I joined CEFRIEL as a senior researcher. In 1992, I got a position of Associate Professor (with tenure) at Politecnico di Milano. In 2000, I was promoted to Full Professor and to Deputy Director of CEFRIEL. In 2003, I was appointed Scientific Director of CEFRIEL. In 2005, I was appointed CEO.
In recent years, I have been a member of several committees of the Italian Government including the Government Committee on Open Source Software in the Public Administration. I have also collaborated with AIPA, CNIPA, Department of Innovation of the Italian Government, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Education and University. I am also regularly collaborating with Regione Lombardia and other local and regional administrations.
I was member of several program committees for international conferences and of editor