Geeks Academy

Geeks Academy Teachers

CEO, Founders, Managers, Professors and consultants at your service

Explore the Geek universe, meet the teachers, coordinators, management and scientific committee of our academy. Internationally renowned professionals are working for Geeks Academy ICT professional training in: CYBER SECURITY, COMPUTER CODING, GAMING, BLOCKCHAIN, DATA SCIENCE, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.

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Fabio Ferri

Fabio Ferri

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


CEO of Catenate Italia and Managing Partner of Catenate Holding

Business Integration, Technology, Solution and Creativity.


Fabio Ferri is a founding member of Catenate and began his work experience in 1999. After working for a few years as a freelancer around Europe, in 2004 he joined Catenate and became CEO of Catenate AG.

Today he is the CEO of Catenate Italia and also manages the Business Integration Unit. In 2012, together with his partners, he founded Catenate Holding which represent and manage the entire Catenate Group worldwide.

Adolfo Di Fonzo

Adolfo Di Fonzo

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


COO Digital Engineering

Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Services


COO Digital Engineering S.R.L. Next Software Generation.
Agile SCRUM Master - PRINCE2® - Lean IT

Francesco Terlizzi

Francesco Terlizzi

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


CEO ACRMNET

System Integration, Cybersecurity, IT development, Architect, Software Analyst


Augmented reality, facial recognition, blockchain technology, Open GL and Computer Vision are all areas practiced with deep knowledge and competence by Francesco. His latest passion, which has recently become his working focus, is biometrics applied to the property of digital resources. In particular, he examines how to link the biometric fingerprint to unify the digital identity and physical identity also through the development of a blockchain system.

In the past, he has worked on various crm platforms such as Siebel, Sugar Crm, Remedy and cti such as genesys and Asterisk.

His dream was to speak in C language, of which he remains an excellent programmer.

Warning! He is an original CEO: as a true Geek he checks the code written by his employees.

Alessio Dragoni

Alessio Dragoni

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


CEO of SciamLab

Business Process e Big Data Management. Data Exploration, Analytics and Visualization. Open Data Management.


Alessio is the CEO and co-founder of SciamLab, an innovative startup with presence in Italy and Germany, that deals with data engineering and sensor networks. He has gained decades of experience in managerial roles at EMEA level for American multinationals, and contributed to the evolution and standardization of Business Process Management systems.

He is a convinced supporter of multidisciplinarity, he promotes the hybridization of purely technical skills with humanistic and artistic skills, an essential combination for the rebirth and innovation of an IT sector increasingly central to human life. Alessio has an MSc in Computer and Automatic Engineering from the University of Siena

Paolo Siligoni

Paolo Siligoni

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


CEO of Swiss Crowd SA

BlockChain & Information Technology


Paolo, as a consultant, has built hundreds of professional relationships with the most important IT and technology companies on the international scene achieving through them important results in the Digital transformation sector.

As an entrepreneur, he founded and manages several startups.

This technical and managerial dualism allowed him a privileged perspective to move with extreme speed from the design of a business idea to its practical realization.

Francesca Barbarancia

Francesca Barbarancia

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


Co-founder of Voicesearch.travel, Social media strategist, Digital Content Manager

Digital Marketing, e-Commerce, Social Media


Francesca is an expert in digital marketing and content management and Communications, with over 20 years of experience in partnership and business development. She oversaw the pre-startup on the Italian AirBnB market when nobody knew them. She worked for several leading companies such as Wind TLC, ItaliaOnline, Seat PG, Paesionline and Valica. At IOL she curated eBay, National Geographic USA Royal National Geographic.

She is a marketing Professor at Richmond American University in Rome and creates and distributes cross media formats (web-social-radio). To meet the technological challenge of voice research aimed at the travel industry (her great passion), she founded Voicesearch.travel

She also has a Masters in Public Communications from Fordham University in New York.

Alessio Falsetti

Alessio Falsetti

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


R&D at Engineering

Videogame, Multimedia


Born in 1975, Alessio started programming very young, motivated by the desire to develop video games. Over the years, he has learned to use different programming languages ??including: Basic, Pascal, Assembly, Delphi, C / C ++, C #, Java, Flash, Director, PHP, ASP, and others

During his career he has contributed to the development of over 40 video games, for almost each platform, ranging between different genres. The latest productions concern the video games of the series "Nicolas Eymerich - Inquisitor", "Space Empires" and "Feudalism". In addition to video games, he has developed some author systems for the creation and navigation of virtual 3D environments linked to architecture and cultural heritage.

In 2000 he was co-founder of Imagimotion, a video game, multimedia and 3D animation development company, of which he held the role of CEO.

Andrea Purificato

Andrea Purificato

Scientific Committee Geeks Academy


Cyber / ICT Senior Security Specialist – Ethical Hacker

Ethical Hacking, ICT, Cybersecurity


Andrea is a Freelancer, IT security expert with more than ten years of experience in the sector.

He has worked as an Ethical Hacker within important public and private companies, both Italian and international, operating in the telephony, financial transactions and management of sensitive data fields.

He deals with providing advice on all aspects related to IT security: from the search for new vulnerabilities to the analysis of network infrastructures, information systems and applications both in the technological and industrial fields.

His main customers are: Telecom Italia Spa, Atac Spa; NTT Security Ltd; INPS; TIM Spa; Unidata Spa; ICTQuality

Alessandro Molari

Alessandro Molari

Coordinator Geeks Academy


Founder & CEO di CyberLoop Consulting, Ethical Hacker, Software Engineer

Cybersecurity, Ethical Hacking, Digital Forensics


Alessandro’s passion for Cyber ??Security and Ethical Hacking originates from his very early teens. During his studies to become an IT Engineer, he distinguished himself for his strong enterprising, creative and innovative spirit.

Since 2014, he has managed CeSeNA Security, an IT Security group and Geek community. The driving force of his passion are hacking and the underground subculture called "Old School", for which he also participates in CTF competitions.

The professional position of Cyber ??Security Analyst and later of Cyber ??Security Developer has allowed Alessandro to contextualize his skills within the Blue Team of defense against security problems in the fields of Malware Analysis and Web Security.

Today he is the director of CyberLoop Consulting

Reza Paya

Reza Paya

Coordinator Geeks Academy


Data Streaming Analytics Senior specialist

Big Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Streaming Analytics


Reza is a CTO with a proven track record in the world of the software industry. He is an expert in Big Data Analysis, Data Integration, Information, Visualization, and Augmented Reality.

Reza won the "MoneyGram Award 2016" for best foreign innovative entrepreneur. He also has been selected by the FORWARD.US Foundation as one of the successful immigrants in an Italian startup in 2016.

Giuseppe Marzullo

Giuseppe Marzullo

Teacher Geeks Academy


Software Developer

Information and Communication Technology


Giuseppe is a programmer and technology enthusiast, he is interested in the new paradigms that are shaping the sector of economics and finance.
He is a Geeks Academy teaching coordinator.

Andrea Fantasia

Andrea Fantasia

Teacher Geeks Academy


Data Science Specialist

Artificial Intelligence, Computational Mathematics, Data Science, Machine Learning


Skilled in Python, Andrea has an operational knowledge of the main frameworks for data science and machine learning applications.

PhD research: "Causality and information in quantum theory".

After the PhD, Andrea worked for a long time on datasets originated from biological neural networks to find statistical models of non-local quantum correlations in electrical activity. In this period he studied in depth neural networks and traditional deep learning techniques, trying to develop a quantum learning model of neural networks.

He worked in music data mining, machine learning and clustering in a Microsoft Lab project.

In the last 4 years, he has been involved in a blockchain startup strengthening the following technical skills in: open protocol blockchains and frameworks (BTC, ETH); design and operation of air flows in data centers; remote monitoring and control protocols (modbus); design and operation of the TCP / IP LANs; and ASIC control and monitoring.

 

Stefano Ridolfi

Stefano Ridolfi

Teacher Geeks Academy


Principal Network Architect

Networking, Iot/IIoT


Stefano, graduated in Electronic Engineering and Mathematics, currently works as Principal Network Architect with an international telecommunications operator.

He has about thirty years of experience in Networking and has been involved in the design of IP networks since the birth of Internet in Italy in the 1990s.

In his current role, he deals with the definition of access architectures, new SDN and NFV solutions, architectures and design of IoT (Internet of Things) and Industrial IoT networks. He led POCs based on LoRaWAN protocol and POCs with IoT platforms from various vendors.

He holds networking, IoT / IIoT and mathematics courses at Geeks Academy.

Stefano Vaccari

Stefano Vaccari

Teacher Geeks Academy


Data Science Expert Consultant presso Hewlett Packard Enterprise Italia

Data Science, Industrial IoT


Stefano graduated in Theoretical Physics with a Complex Systems and Statistical Mechanics specialization at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’.

He also accomplished a PhD in Mathematical Methods for Economic-Financial Applications between the Faculty of Economics ‘La Sapienza’ and Columbia University in New York. Stefano worked also as a researcher at the Department of Economics and Finance of the LUISS University in Rome.

In his research, he examined in depth Operations Research, Optimization and Statistical Learning. Over the years, he has taught Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes to Master of Science and Specialist students of the LUISS University in Rome.

He currently holds the role of Data Science Expert Consultant at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Italy, where he deals with Industrial IoT, contributing, also as a developer, to the construction of monitoring systems for industrial systems based on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Among other topics, he is also specialized in Forecasting methods for Time Series, Pattern Recognition, Smart Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance.

Gianluca Cova

Gianluca Cova

Teacher Geeks Academy


Chief Data Officer presso Soul-k.com

Data Analysis, Big Data


Chief Data Officer at Soul-k.com. System administrator.

Controller of correct data transmission within the company.

IT infrastructure manager.

Producer of interactive Dashboards for Control and management.

Mariarosy Calleri

Mariarosy Calleri

Teacher Geeks Academy


Ambasciatrice delle PMI femminili del Lazio alla Commissione Europea

Imprenditrice, Autrice cinetelevisiva, Docente di Comunicazione e Media Studies


Mariarosy held a Master of Arts in Media Studies and Film at New School University in New York and more than twenty years of experience in the international television sector. She is the co-founder of two companies, one in the production and post-production sector and the other one is a non-profit organization in the field of innovative education and global citizenship.

She teaches courses about the history of cinema, filmmaking and new media, and in the meantime writes and directs the realization of international film and serial projects.

Certified online professor at Loyola University Chicago, Mariarosy wants to contribute to the modernization of the Italian school system by training teachers and preparing the younger generations to be competitive on the international knowledge and work arena.

Furthermore, in the USA she worked for the RAI Corporation in New York and the EABC TV - Ethnic American Broadcasting Company in Fort Lee, New Jersey. While, in Europe, she created audiovisual content for Discovery Channel International, Disney, Sky, RAI, MTV, Alenia Finmeccanica, Mercedes, KIA and Philip Morris.

 

Felice Mariani

Felice Mariani

Teacher Geeks Academy


FIJLKAM Federation trainer

Athlete; soft skills; training for business executives.


Felice Mariani is an ex judoka and Italian judo coach.

He was the first Italian to win an Olympic medal in this disciplina, bronze in Montreal 1976, in addition to a fourth place in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. He also won three bronzes at the World Championships (in 1975, 1979 in Paris and in 1981 in Maastricht) and was European champion three times in a row (in 1978 in Helsinki, then in 1979 and 1980).

He also won a silver medal at the European Championships (in 1984 in Liège). In 1979 and 1983,  he won other two golden medals, and a silver in 1975 at the Mediterranean Games; three golds, in 1976, 1981 and 1982, and a bronze, in 1977 at the World Military Championships. He also won 5 Italian titles.

After retiring, Felice was nominated Technical Commissioner of the Italian National Team, leading Giulia Quintavalle to the victory of the gold medal in the 57 kg category at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Among the other athletes that he trains Edwige Gwend is noteworthy to be mentioned.

To date, he also works as a trainer for managers and corporate executives with a particular focus on the development of soft skills.

Luca Tamburrano

Luca Tamburrano

Teacher Geeks Academy


Data Scientist, SmartLab division AD

Information Technology and Services


Luca is a Project Manager, Technical Account Manager, solution consultant / architect and presales consultant.

He hold a strong interest in complex hardware / software architectures and the latest technologies, with particular regard to AI, robotics, high tech, theoretical physics, music and theater.

For over 10 years, he is Linux expert and a firm supporter of the Open Source.

Vincenzo Paduano

Vincenzo Paduano

Teacher Geeks Academy


CTO of Unfraud

Computer Vision, Bioinformatics, Computer Graphics, Matlab, R, LaTeX, Python


Vincenzo graduated in Computer Engineering with Biomedical address at Federico II of Naples and got a PhD in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the University of Sannio. He worked for several years in the field of scientific research at the BioGeM research center in Ariano Irpino and then at the CNR of Naples.

He is currently CTO at Unfraud, where he deals with Artificial Intelligence and develops Deep Learning systems, for which he has adapted for Cybersecurity the algorithms he had used for the recognition of cancer cells, mutant proteins and genetic defects.

His other skills include Computer Vision, Bioinformatics, Computer Graphics, Photo Editing, Audio Editing, and languages ??such as Matlab, R, LaTeX, Python, SQL and MySQL, HTML, Regex.

Davide Danelon

Davide Danelon

Teacher Geeks Academy


CEO of BeDefended

Cybersecurity


Founder and CEO of BeDefended, Davide deals with consultancy, research and training in the field of application and cloud security, transforming one of his passions into a profession. OWASP member and co-author of the OWASP Testing Guide v4, he participates periodically as a speaker at the main Italian IT security conferences.

Previously, he was Security Consultant at Edges and Minded Security and Analyst at Deloitte.

Riccardo Bocchini

Riccardo Bocchini

Teacher Geeks Academy


Architect, Art Director, Set designer / set designer

Television scenography, Events, Architecture


Riccardo has more than thirty years of experience in the field of communication and design of the most important scenographies of the Italian television panorama (such as the scenic design of L’Eredità, Affari Tuoi, I Nuovi Anni, Tale e Siamo Show, Sogno and Son Desto, Si Gigi D’Alessio from the Radio City Music Hall in New York, the Sanremo Festival 2015 and 2016 and 2017 editions, and more).

He is an expert of design and architectural execution, video mapping, projected graphics on facades (The Drop Vision) and graphics projected in hologram (free format). Among the most important works that he carried out as ART DIRECTOR in these years, noteworthy is the final swimming world ceremony in Rome in 2009.

Also as Art Director, he is directing a worldwide Film and Musical; a Musical on the history of Sanremo and, at the request of S.S. Pope Francis, the Musical the "Prodigal Son".

He is Teaching Coordinator at ISIA of the two-year specialization degree in MULTIMEDIA. Since 2016, he is the coordinator also of the DIGITAL INNOVATION DESIGN area at GEEKS ACADEMY. Riccardo, furthermore, is the author of the book "The ephemeral and dreamlike and technological transparencies in television scenography".

SET DESIGN XXI. http://www.riccardobocchiniarchitetto.com/curriculum/

Pierluca De Santis

Pierluca De Santis

Teacher Geeks Academy


Cyber Security Specialist – Soc Analyst Service Manager

Ethical Hacking, ICT, Cyber Security, Vulnerability Research


Pierluca, today, holds the role of SOC Manager and Cyber ??Security Specialist for the coordination of the Security Operation Center and the management and response to cyber security incidents. Graduated in Nursing, he developed his passion for computer science since he was a child, continuing his studies as a self-taught. He worked also as a Systems Engineer, Penetration Tester / Ethical Hacker and SOC / CERT Analyst of II and III Level.

Riccardo Cattaneo

Riccardo Cattaneo

Teacher Geeks Academy


Programmer

Information Technology


Programmer since 2001 in the world of the Web!
Riccardo started from simple HTML tags, passing through Javascript, CSS, VBScript and DataBase Access up to the present day with the Java language implementing the most modern and current technologies.

Tireless Geek, he has attended many professional training courses, but, what he likes to emphasize is that 80% of the things he has learned was through continuous self-learning. His motto is: "Never stop updating!"

A quote read somewhere that he likes to repeat to students is: "The programmer’s mentality is to solve problems by trying not to create others". Riccardo claims to have found the "job" for him in programming ... a sector in constant and continuous updating ... where you never get bored ... you cannot ask for better!

Luca Di Marcoberardino

Luca Di Marcoberardino

Teacher Geeks Academy


Chef Compliance Officer e DPO

GDPR, Privacy e Information Security


Luca is Chief Compliance Officer and DPO for Digital Engineering Group "Next Software Generation"; he manages the adaptation to the GDPR, ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and Safety Protection and Prevention in workplaces. He describes and implements the Process Policies and operating Procedures.

He has Agile Scrum certificate, Scum Master and Product Owner; Information Security (ISO 27001), Privacy & Data Protection.

He held the position of Global Technology Site Lead for IRBM P. Angeletti S.p.a., the Italian Research Center of Merck & CO (MSD).

Manuele Giaccone

Manuele Giaccone

Teacher Geeks Academy


Co-Fondatore & CTO - Nigis Srl

Software and video games development


Due to a computer scientist as a mother and a computer programmer as a father, Manuele since was a child developed an unbridled passion for the digital world.

He began his career in the area of Video Editing and Post-Production, passing through 3D Modeling and, then, he found his vocation in Software Development and Videogames.

CTO during the day and Gamedev at night, Manuele is Co-founder of two companies in the software and VR sector.

As Geek DOC, he has always cultivated the most disparate passions (not only in the tech field), Parkour is one of them, a discipline that he has practiced for more than 10 years.

Co-Founder & CTO at Nigis Srl and Co-Founder of Easy Planning Srl

Paolo Vizzani

Paolo Vizzani

Teacher Geeks Academy


IT Analyst. Cyber / ICT Security Specialist

ICT, Cybersecurity


Cyber ??security expert.

Graduated in communications engineering.

ICT expert with focus on UNIX-like systems, and networking.

Specialized in Cybersecurity with an Ethical Hacking focus. In his spare time he enjoys playing violin.

Roberto Macina

Roberto Macina

Teacher Geeks Academy


CEO Qurami

Business Creation; Computer engineering


Roberto, graduated in computer engineering, is an ex-football player. He founded a startup that aims to solve the queue problem through an app for mobile devices.

Qurami is the name of the app and the name of company, of which he is founder and CEO. He leads a fantastic team of young programmers, developers, managers and communicators.

Representative experience: Qurami.it

Alessandro Blasetti

Alessandro Blasetti

Teacher Geeks Academy


IT Architect @ IBM, MSc Mathematics

ICT, Digital Identity Management


Alessandro is an expert of designing and costing enterprise architectures mainly based on IBM/*nix/VMware stack and technologies

He is a specialist in cloud and hybrid cloud integration architectures.

He is also an analytics & machine learning enthusiast.

Alessandro Sigismondi

Alessandro Sigismondi

Teacher Geeks Academy


Esperto OSINT, Consulente CTU e CPU

Cyber Security, Risk Management, GDPR


Alessandro Sigismondi is an expert in cybersecurity, risk management and corporate privacy. Owner of the AS Consulting studio, he carries out his business dealing with adjustments for companies in the field of privacy and cyber security.

He is a OSINT-Open Source Intelligence Analysis & Investigation systems expert and CTU and CPU consultant for various attorney offices.

Marco Mele

Marco Mele

Teacher Geeks Academy


Tibco Solution Architect at Catenate

Business Integration, Technology, Solution and Creativity.


Marco began his career in the world of integration (EAI) deepening his skills with the TIBCO product, moving from Tibco Senior Specialist to BancSabadell, Nationale-Nederlanden, HP, and then he become Tibco Designer for TUI’s Integration team.

Today, he is Solution Architect at Catenate where he coordinates and manages EAI (Enterprise Architecture Integration) projects and teams.

Francesco Bagattini

Francesco Bagattini

Teacher Geeks Academy


Data scientist Teacher and tutor

Data Science


PhD in Operations Research and Machine Learning.

Since 2017, Francesco has been working as a freelance data scientist, helping companies to develop AI and Python-based data-driven software solutions.

Since 2015, he has been a Professor of Operations Research, Machine Learning and Python, both in academic and corporate fields.

He has been playing the saxophone for over twenty years and practices bouldering.

 

Claudio Montalto

Claudio Montalto

Teacher Geeks Academy


Cyber Security Specialist – Soc Analyst

Ethical Hacking, ICT, Cyber Security, Vulnerability Research


Claudio combines his passion for IT and music with his orchestral and programmer work. After holding the role of System Administrator for 11 years, he approached the world of cyber security in 2016, deepening his studies at the Geeks Academy in 2019 by attending the masters "Ethical Hacker Junior Expert". To date, he works as a SOC analyst with particular interest in Threat Intelligence and the implementation of tools for threat analysis.

Clemente Venece

Clemente Venece

Teacher Geeks Academy


Blockchain technologies and eLearning Consultant

Blockchain, Esperto di processi formativi


Geeks Academy Co-founder.

Clemente is a computer scientist, a developer in Python language and a consultant on Blockchain technologies applied to learning models. Scholar of new technologies teaches Fundamentals of Blockchain. He is EXIN Blockchain foundation certified.

Expert in training processes and development of learning skills in multi-ethnic communities, he has worked in the area of training for over 20 years. Passionate about teaching, he is also a Professor of human sciences, history and philosophy in high school.

Francesco Cricenti

Francesco Cricenti

Teacher Geeks Academy


VR, AR, Game Developer

VR, AR, Video Game Development


Francesco Cricenti started his career as traditional graphic and 3D graphic for cinema and video games, with great passion always towards game design. He has both software developer skills, through unity 3D, and graphics with particular attention to detail. He has worked in professional studios and large animation studios such as rainbow cgi. He has created and / or coordinated the development of different products for different areas: from cultural heritage to cinema and the world of entertainment.

Right now, he is developing video games for both mobile and VR platforms with a particular focus on the world of theme parks and the transformation of real rides into breathtaking VR experiences.

As a good Geek in his spare time he is a musician, physics scholar and fiction writer.

Igor Righetti

Igor Righetti

Coordinator Geeks Academy


Effective communication in the digital age

radio and television languages, web content and public speaking


Igor Righetti was the Manager of multinationals such as: Ericsson in the role of Head of the Press Office and Web Content Manager; Head of the Press Office of the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (“State Printing and Mint Institute)”; Communication Director of Pineider 1774 and Nazareno Gabrielli; and edited the media relations of Sony-Ericsson and directed the monthly Lettere.

He loves fusion and integration of different genres and languages, as his famous uncle Alberto Sordi, which revealed the secrets of television and radio language to him. He became popular thanks to radio with the original and innovative daily program "Il ComuniCattivo" broadcast for 12 consecutive years on Rai Radio 1, on RaiDue (Tg2 Together) and on RaiUno (Tg1 books).

Igor Righetti is also a professional journalist, professor of business communication, journalism, public speaking and radio and television languages in numerous public and private universities (Sapienza, Tor Vergata, Luiss, Iulm, Ied). He is also a Professor at the National School of Administration of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, radio and television presenter, a essayist and actor in many Rai and Mediaset fiction ("A doctor in the family" with Giulio Scarpati, "My son - Other stories for Commissioner Vivaldi" with Lando Buzzanca, "A wedding" with the direction of Pupi Avati, "Police District 7", "RIS 4 – Imperfect crimes", "Intelligence" with Raoul Bova). At the cinema he took part in Pupi Avati films "Giovanna’s dad" with Silvio Orlando, Francesca Neri and Ezio Greggio and "Amici del bar Margherita" with Diego Abatantuono, Laura Chiatti, Luigi Lo Cascio and Fabio De Luigi, as well as in the film by Antonio Centomani "Claudio’s kite" with Irene Ferri, Massimo Poggio, Milena Vukotic, Fioretta Mari and Luigi Diberti.

William Nonnis

William Nonnis

Teacher Geeks Academy


Full Stack & Blockchain Developer

Blockchain


William is a Full Stack & BLockchain Developer, member of the Italian Open Lab technical staff for the study, design and development of Blockchain, AI, IoT and Web applications for the Ministry of Defense.

He is a member of the UNINFO (CEN / CENELEC) focus group on Blockchain and DLT and of the National Council of Italia4Blockchain

Nicoletta De Vincenzi

Nicoletta De Vincenzi

Teacher Geeks Academy


CEO & President GLOWREOUS Digital Marketing Expert, PhD, MA Entrepreneur, Business Advisor

e-Commerce/ Media / Advertising


Marketing Solutions Manager, Entrepreneur, Business Advisor.

Nicoletta has just returned to Italy after nine years in Ireland where, as Manager in international companies such as Google and Facebook, has coordinated teams of advertising solutions experts for various countries and markets in European HQ. She currently is the CEO of the Italian-American Startup Glowreous, Inc based in Silicon Valley (e-commerce and premium marketplace Beauty, Wellness and Lifestyle).

Previously, she was the Head of Client Solutions Management Middle East, Turkey, Israel and Africa on Facebook. Among her other experiences in marketing and advertising noteworthy are her collaborations with: Google, Paddy Power, General Motors / Chevrolet, Young & Rubicam / WPP, Renault, Daimler Chrysler, Poste Italiane.

In addition to having a solid professional experience in international companies, Nicoletta also has a very important study background in Management, Marketing and Advertising studies, which ranges from the PhD in Economics and Finance in Corporate Governance to the Master in Marketing Management MUMM at the La Sapienza, the University Stanford University Certification for Project Management and the Tech Venture Launch Program Diploma in California.

Ettore Galluccio

Ettore Galluccio

Teacher Geeks Academy


Cyber Security Expert

Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Services


A passion for Cyber Security that Ettore turned into a stimulating job. Since 1999, he has been dealing with information technology. Passion and chance led him immediately to deal with information security problems, working on projects in the Defense and AeroSpace sector as a developer and System Architect and as Cybersecteam Head at Digital Engineering.

In the last few years he become acquainted with Best Practices, Framework and international standards.

He is a holder of the main international Cybersecurity and Service Management certifications, and is an accredited teacher of multiple Specialized training and Lead Auditors for information Security and Business Continuity.

Emanuele Widenhorn

Emanuele Widenhorn

Teacher Geeks Academy


Fronte-End Developer, Wordpress/Joomla templater, UI/UX

PMI, Startup, Web Agency


Emanuele is specialized in HTML5 / CSS3 and expert in all fields of integration: jquery and PHP. He has complete mastery of RWD libraries such as Bootstrap and Foundation. His specialty, acquired over years of experience, is the creation of completely custom templates for Wordpress.

Emiliano Gatti

Emiliano Gatti

Teacher Geeks Academy


IT Engineer, Java and PHP developer

Information and Communication Technology


Emiliano is a computer engineer, born in Rome. He began his adventure with technology and computer science from a very young age, ’twiddling’ with a Commodore 64 while learning the fundamentals of design by disassembling and reassembling practically every card in his PC.

He graduated in Computer Science in April 2006 at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, worked for over 10 years in the development of web applications for the most important Italian companies.

Currently, he is a maker and teacher of training course, dealing mainly with technologies ranging from coding, Java, PHP and mobile app development in a cross platform environment in Web / Enterprise contexts, to robotics.

He is also the President of the ITALMAKER association, and the Founder and maker of ITALROBOT.

Alessio Cavone

Alessio Cavone

Teacher Geeks Academy


IT Consultant in Marketing

Sviluppo Front-end; Magento & WordPress Specialist; UX/UI Developer; technical SEO.


Alessio is a freelancer with a strong passion for information technology. Specifically: he is a Front-End developer; he is really fond of Web Technologies, especially HTML5 - CSS - JavaScript. Favorite WordPress and Magento Cms.

He mainly develops Usable Websites / E-commerce that use the latest Technologies on the Market, with particular attention to User Experience (UX) and the evolution of the Web in general; he also deals with the optimization of the Retail Business and Startup activity on search engines in order to reach the visibility necessary to produce results.

Bill Mazza

Bill Mazza

Teacher Geeks Academy


Art Director

Direzione creativa


Bill is a Professor of Creative Thinking and Design Thinking courses in different academic institutions, and the creator of a new method to teach Creativity, the Dreamland Method, an innovative teaching tool that teaches in a simple and comprehensive way how to implement creativity in any area. The Dreamland Method was presented at Harvard University, Richmond University, SACI College of Art and the Orthophonology Institute of Rome.

Billi born and raised in Boston (Massachusetts USA), where he attended the New England School of Art & Design and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. He began his career as a Creative Director, Artistic and Designer, accumulating over 30 years of international experience in the field of creative marketing and advertising promotion.

Damiano Proietti

Damiano Proietti

Geeks Academy


Cyber Security Analyst presso Cybertech

Cybersecurity, Ethical hacking


Damiano, Senior Security specialist at Omnitech, for several years has been involved in Web Application Penetration Test (WAPT), Mobile Application Penetration Test (MAPT) and Penetration Test of infrastructure, carrying out his activity in important national public and private realities.

Ethical Hacker for passion, Damiano has accumulated a solid experience in the Ethical Hacking Audit and owns a deep knowledge of: Kali distro; Strong authentication (X.509 / Token / Biometric) and SSO (BoKS); MySQL and Oracle Database; Role Based Authentication Control (RBAC).

He has a long-standing experience with Linux servers, in particular with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and open source web servers such as Apache.

He hold the LPI Linux Essentials certificate.

Marco Caruso

Marco Caruso

Teacher Geeks Academy


Social Media Strategist, Growth Hacker & Digital Marketing Consultant

Marketing


SEO, SEM, CRM, Excel, Mixpanel, Programmatic Adv expert, Marco currently is a Marketing Consultant. He was Marketing Director of CarAffinity and Media Management Consultant of Digital Media Projects at Expedia Travel Group.

In his career he has worked in Milan for 7Pixel S.r.l. (www.trovaprezzi.it), Best Western International and Fiat Group S.p.A. (Www.fcagroup.com). He has the Google Analytics and Google Adwords certifications and a deep know-how in Web design, Social Media, Wordpress, Oracle CRM.

Alessandro Ferrari

Alessandro Ferrari

Teacher Geeks Academy


Founder and CEO of ARGO Vision

Smart industry; Artificial intelligence; Augmented reality


He is the Founder and CEO of ARGO Vision.

Alessandro operates in the artificial intelligence sector with the aim of developing technologies for augmented / virtual reality, smart city, video analysis and smart industry markets.

Graduated in Computer Science at the University of Milan, from 2009 to 2015 he worked on computer vision with particular attention to the theme of visual recognition.

Davide Maniscalco

Davide Maniscalco

Teacher Geeks Academy


Lawyer, Certified Functional Continuity Professional CFCP

Privacy, Governance digitale, Information security


General Counsel of EOS S.r.l.

Davide is a lawyer since 2005 with legal-corporate training. Passionate about the relationship between law and information society technologies, he paid particular attention to the matters of information security, legal information technology, cybersecurity and security management.

He is certified functional continuity professional DRI -international and expert crisis manager in business resilience. He is also Privacy professional certified by Anorc Professions and expert in digital governance.

He is a member of AIIC, BCmanager, ISACA and AIPSA.

 

Fabio A. Pelosin

Fabio A. Pelosin

Teacher Geeks Academy


Technologist and key author of CocoaPods, owner of Discontinuity S.r.l.

Information and Communication Technology


Founder and owner of Discontinuity S.r.l.

Fabio works in that area identified as an intersection between strategy and innovation. He is "business oriented" by education and a computer scientist by passion. He is an author of open-source projects used by companies like Google, Facebook, Uber and Slack.

The focus of his activity concerns: radical and incremental innovation • ambidextrous organizations • management by exception • pitfalls of innovation • change management • new forms of financing • software valuation • traction • marketing • new currencies • micro-transactions • the algorithmic company.

His areas of specializations are: React JS & Node JS; iOS and Android; Project Management; Design; IoT; PostgreSQL and MongoDB; Test Driven Development; Machine Learning; Amazon Web Services

Simone Di Prospero

Simone Di Prospero

Teacher Geeks Academy


Amministratore Anunnaki Srl, Game Designer e 3d Artist

Game Design, CGI


Simone Di Prospero is specialized in the creation of digital products such as video games, simulations and virtual tours, and Manager of various commercial web realities.

He began his career, after years of studies, with the creation of static renderings for interior architecture studios. He continues his training and put into practice the skills acquired in the Cruentis - The Murderer vol.1 gaming project, till he founded his company Anunnaki Srls.

Currently engaged in the development of video games, Simone enhances his skills by collaborating with visual communication companies by creating advertising projects for large Italian companies.

Edoardo Rosa

Edoardo Rosa

Teacher Geeks Academy


Computer Engineer

Digital Currencies, Cyber Security


Edoardo closely follows the technologies relating to Blockchain, Bitcoin and digital Currencies. During his studies, he deepened cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum topics.

The interest in these technologies was not merely technical but also economic and applied to the Cyber ??Security concepts.

During his master’s studies in computer engineering, in 2014 he joined the CeSeNA Security group: an IT Security group and Geek community, characterized by their common interest in new technologies, Cyber ??Security and Hacking. Through the CeSeNA group, he also participated in international competitions called CTF (Capture The Flag), during which knowledge of Cryptography and Programming, in addition to the classic topics of computer security are tested.

The open-mindedness created by experimenting and testing new technologies has allowed him to face problems in depth and with a vision oriented towards ethical hacking.

Michele Proverbio

Michele Proverbio

Teacher Geeks Academy


Consulente Cyber Security & AI

Deep Learning, Cyber ​​Security


Passionate about the world of computer science from a very young age, Michele stands out for the wide range of topics of interest.

His first test bench is Game Development. During his studies, he became part of specialization groups, including a robotics group with which participated in the RoboCup in Turin. He joined a Cyber ??Security group and Geek communities, called CeSeNA Security, with which he deepens and participates in various CTFs and international competitions.

To date, Michele works as a Cyber ??Security consultant at CyberLoop Consulting, dealing with topics such as Data Science and Artificial Intelligence applied to AISecurity and Blockchain technologies.

He works with Big Data on the Hadoop platform, and with Machine Learning / Deep Learning experimenting Text Mining, Deep Convolutional Neural Networks and Deep Reinforcement Learning.

Paolo Cirinei

Paolo Cirinei

Teacher Geeks Academy


Business Development at Catenate e Imprenditore

Business integration, robotics and home automation


In over 15 years, Paolo has been an entrepreneur in Healthcare, Security, Business intelligence and Telco. Today, he is responsible for Business development, IT and staff at Catenate.

Paolo Starace

Paolo Starace

Teacher Geeks Academy


CTO SciamLab & Software Engineer

Business Process and Big Data Integration, Information Retrieval, AI.


Paolo Starace, founder and CTO of SciamLab, mastered the entire company product lines and core strategy around data, knowledge management and information retrieval.

He’s the creator of the Amaca platform, a Content Discovery and Enrichment platform based on BigData technologies, which is used today as a foundation on several Public Sector Information projects in Italy, including the #Italiasicura portal, the soldipubblici.gov.it and the open data publishing platform of the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation. Paolo has a MSc in Software Engineering from Roma Tre University of Rome.

Marco Travaglini

Marco Travaglini

Teacher Geeks Academy


CEO Mama Industry

Startup Design Management.


CEO of Mama Industry.

Marco deals with business creation and development with a focus on business design and project finance, mentorship and process facilitation, change & knowledge management.

He is passionate about business development teaching.

Author of the book "Alphabet for business creation", 2014, Lupetti Editore.

Walter Trovato

Walter Trovato

Teacher Geeks Academy


Social media Strategist & UX Consultant

UXD, Social media, Lead Interaction Designer


Enrico Parisio

Enrico Parisio

Teacher Geeks Academy


Art Director

Communication Design


Enrico is a graphic designer, art director and administrator of Sectio sas, a company that operates in the visual communication sector. Enrico as art director takes care of the visual identity of institutions and companies through the coordinated image, communication campaigns, publishing, commercials, videos, the web.

Among the main customers of Sectio sas there are: Telecom Italia, Arci Nazionale, Philip Morris, ABI, Municipality of Rome, FIM CISL Nazionale, Wind-Infostrada, Viaggi dell’Elefante, STA-Mobility Agency of the Municipality of Rome, University of Studies of Rome "Tor Vergata", Province of Rome, Ministry of Finance, Auser, Autonomous Province of Trento, ATAC, Met.Ro. spa, CGIL Nazionale, UCI, ANCAB-Lega COOP, COTRAL spa, ISFOL.

He was part of the Aiap Board of Directors and held the role of Regional Delegate. His articles have been published in the AIAP six-monthly magazine "Progetto Grafica", in "Opificio", the monthly magazine of culture IRI Edizioni, and in "AIAP ZINE", the international observatory of Design. His main works are published in the volume "Images for ideas", Skira editions, 2007.

He is already a Professor of Visual Design at the Valle Giulia Faculty of Architecture of the University of Rome La Sapienza and a Graphic Design Professor at RUFA, Rome Academy of Fine Arts.

He is also the President of Millepiani Coworking, a multidisciplinary space of innovation, incubator and business accelerator.

Pierpaolo Yedro

Pierpaolo Yedro

Teacher Geeks Academy


Web Application developer, Docker Administrator

Coding, Microservices, Containerization


Pierpaolo, a professional expert in Java programming, is specialized in the creation of software based on Spring architectures.

He works in the IT sector of the Sisal s.p.a company in the Gaming-Lottery sector. He mainly deals with microservice architectures, containerized environments and cloud.

He has an innate passion for information technology that cultivates by continually testing himself in this large and diversified sector.

Silvia Dori

Silvia Dori

Teacher Geeks Academy


Web Master

Interactive design


Silvia is a graphics and multimedia designer in Italy with a work background in France and Australia. She has a long experience in the teaching, as she has dealt with graphic and multimedia design at several university (i.e. Pantheon Institute, Quasar Institute in Rome and others).

She is a founding partner of Millepiani Coworking in Rome. Professional partner in the Aiap - Italian Association of Visual Communication Design - and in the Beda.

She participates as an active member in the international OuiShare network in the sharing economy for the design of services and cooperative governance.

Salvatore Pulella

Salvatore Pulella

Teacher Geeks Academy


TIBCO BUInt Consultant

Telecomunicazioni, Informatica, Elettronica


Salvatore is a Designer and Developer, Systems Engineer, Designer of telecommunication networks.
Tibco: ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 5, ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6, Enterprise Administrator, BusinessEvents, EMS, MFT, SpotFire. C / C ++, JAVA, Basic, MatLab

Luca De Falco

Luca De Falco

Teacher Geeks Academy


Ingegnere elettronico; IT Consultant

Telco, Healthcare, Travel


Expert of:
Tibco Business Works 5.11, Tibco Business Works 6.x.x, Tibco Adapter Active Database, Tibco Administrator, TEA, Tibco BWPM, Tibco EMS, Tibco Spotfire 6.5, TIBCO Spotfire Mobile Metrics, TIBCO GeoAnalytics Builder, Tibbr. XML, XSLT, XPath, WSDL, SOAP, C/C++, bash, awk, Java/J2EE, Python, JSP, HTML, PL/SQL(Basi), S.O. Linux, basic of Android, Office.

Database: MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server. OpenLDAP. SoapUI 5.1.3(HermesJMS). Kibana.

Andrea Casadei

Andrea Casadei

Teacher Geeks Academy


Cybersecurity Expert

Cybersecurity


Andrea’s interest in Cyber ??Security and Ethical Hacking has grown hand in hand with his university studies in computer engineering. Curiosity and the desire to learn new things led him to deepen his interests as much as possible.

During the Computer Engineering studies, he met some members of the CeSeNa Security, thanks to which understood that his principles correspond to those of “underground” hacker culture and his passion for the Cyber Security increased even more.

Today he works as a consultant for CyberLoop, finally managing to transform his passion into a profession.

Riccardo Maiolini

Riccardo Maiolini

Teacher Geeks Academy


Executive Director di Startup AdVenture LUISS Business School

Business Creation; Social innovation


Roberto is an Adjunct Professor of Business Creation, Development and Business Internationalization at John Cabot University in Rome;

He is also the Executive Director of the AdVenture Startup Program at LUISS Business School. Expert in social innovation and business models for startups, he carries out research at CeRIIS - International Research Center for Social Innovation of LUISS Guido Carli.

Representative experience: John Cabot University

Fabio Bernardi

Fabio Bernardi

Teacher Geeks Academy


Front-end developer freelance; Co-founder di Londra Da Vivere. Collabora con: HP; Faber04

Flex Front-end Developer; HTML; CSS (Less, Sass); JavaScript; PHP; Flex; ActionScript.


Fabio is a front-end developer since 2003. Since 2008, he has been a consultant for Adobe Systems Italia. He is also a Member of Adobe Community Partner (ACP).

Besides the activity of developer, he is also a teacher.

Furthermore, he worked for Italian companies such as Comtaste, Pragma Group and institutions such as: University of Florence, ISTAT, Civil Protection.

Alessandro La Bella

Alessandro La Bella

Teacher Geeks Academy


Cyber Security Specialist - Soc Analyst

Ethical Hacking, ICT, Cyber Security, Vulnerability Research


Keen on computer science since childhood, Andrea in the last years has approached also the world of computer security. He immediately showed a marked interest in this subject and, particularly, for what concerns the tools for analyzing attacks.

It is certified IBM Certified Associate Administrator - IBM QRadar.

Dennis Usher

Dennis Usher

Teacher Geeks Academy


Business Consultant, Video Editor, Film & Multimedia Producer

Operatore video, Montatore esperto nel sistema Final Cut Pro e nella produzione di contenuti per new media


Dennis Usher is the Vice President of R.O.S.A, a no-profit organization founded with the aim of implementing digital innovation at the educational level and global citizenship awareness. He is also an associate and technical supervisor of filmmaking courses at Loyola University Chicago Rome Center and at the IES Study Abroad.

Ludovico Iommi

Ludovico Iommi

Teacher Geeks Academy


Senior Consultant of Catenate Italy

Business Integration, Technology, Solution and Creativity


Ludovico is passionate about programming since he was a child, he trained at the University of Computer Science in L’Aquila, and worked for several companies such as Web Developer, Solution Architect and IT Consultant.

He has experiences in both Italian and European projects covering different roles (Full Stack Developer, Technical Team Leader, Frontend Lead Developer ...) thanks to which he has acquired a critical approach in writing the code and in the choice of work methodologies.

He is an expert of the following technologies: Angular, ExtJS, NodeJS, Spring, the languages ??that know JavaScript, TypeScript, Java and C ++ in depth. He has experience in mobile through the use of Ionic, a cross-platform framework.

 

 

Marco Nanni

Marco Nanni

Teacher Geeks Academy


Security Consulting Analyst @ Accenture S.p.A.

Cyber Security


Marco, graduated in mathematics with a passion for computer science, initially has worked as a DBA and Java Software Developer at a Financial Services company.

Currently, he deals with Cyber ??Security at Accenture S.p.A. in the Digital Identity sector, managing the delivery of an international team that works for customers looking for cutting-edge solutions in the field of Identity Provisioning & Access Management.

SPECIALTIES: C, HTML, Java, Java for Android, SQL, Oracle DB (11g, 12c), Javascript, Node.js, LaTeX, Git, Subversion, FitNesse, IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator, Splunk, Service Now, IBM Identity Governance and Intelligence Platform.

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