2010 - currentfreelance
Cyber security, ethical hacker, developer
I'm a freelance security researcher and penetration tester focused on offensive OT/ICS application security, with 20+ years of experience in the industrial automation domain, working with SCADA, PLC, fieldbus, remote I/O most popular on the market • Training and dissemination on cyber security and ICS protection issues • Design and development of real-time software on embedded systems for industry and mobile robotics.
2017 - 12/2019DigiSky
R&D UAV Systems
I was part of the international team involved in the technical development and cyber security aspect of "Use case scenario" within the European Research and Innovation project "Horizon 2020 - CPSwarm", focused on the development of algorithms and control systems for swarms of drones, with self-organization and fully autonomous flight and with a secure communication layer between swarm agents.
2008 - 2010Progea International
International Business Developer
I was in charge of further developing and managing worldwide sales for Progea, Italian company specialized in SCADA and HMI applications • Start-up of the new branch in Lugano, starting new subsidiaries and distributors • Building new professional teams • Training, technical support, sales forecasting, international marketing and communication, conventions and exhibition.
2005 - 2008Caterpillar Group - CGT
Business Developer Manager
Reporting directly to the General Manager, I was in charge of business development working in close contact with other Managers • Market analysis, competition and geomarketing, which led to the improvement of commercial coverage and efficiency • Business development with targeted actions to strengthen the service network offer.
2000 - 2005Schneider Electric
Marketing Manager - Industrial Automation
I was in charge of Marketing Development for electronic automation products, including: SCADA and PC based software, PLC, industrial PC, remote I/O and networks with a total turnover of over € 20 million.
1995 - 2000Schneider Electric
I was responsible for major PLC lines, SCADA and PC based software. I acquired expertise in product marketing plans, competition analysis, price definition, promotions, exhibitions, events • Launch of new products, definition of sales budget and communication plans, creation of commercial documents • As a product specialist, I’ve provided technical support on ICS systems to the sales network in the pre/after-sales phase. • Training of sales network for new products and direct support for major clients • Speaker at dozens of technical conferences.
1990 - 1995Schneider Electric
Software Engineer for SCADA systems • Technical support on SCADA supervision software and networks, and joined the sales network at the pre/after-sales stage and for technical intervention at clients’ premises • Technical trainer • Development of SCADA and HMI applications, integration with new specific functionality using C/C++ language.
1987 - 1990Comau - Robotic Division
I worked in a team for development of new SCADA system for control and monitoring automated plants for Fiat Auto (SCADA based on Digital MicroVAX system).