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Current Experience

  • Automation Engineering Manager
    Since June 2013
    PLC Automation Software Engineer and Maintenance Coordinator. Principal responsibilities: - Project Management leader coordinating PLC/HMI revamping and FAT/SAT activities. - User Requirement Specifications, Functional Specifications and Engineering Study Protocols. - IOQ, OQ/PQ Validation, Performing Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT). - Assist in the Change Control process (TrackWise). - Coordinate validation efforts with mechanics, operators and engineering. - Provide Automation Systems training to end users on process automation and troubleshoot automation system-related issues in manufacturing operations. - Ensure the reliability and performance of automation system by proactively addressing potential safety and quality issues, and regularly reviewing and addressing frequent occurring alarms. - Maintenance Coordinator of 5 people to ensure the best level of maintenance on time. Key Accomplishments: - Deadlines respected ensuring no downtime for the two most important production departments. - Implemented the Maintenance Software to handle and scheduling thousand of activities.

Past Experience

  • CEO
    July 2010 --- September 2015
    Writing, Producing, Directing and Editing Digital Films and Videos. Head of management production group to complete two movies and new projects. Principal responsibilities: - Crew coordination from pre-production thru to production and post-production phases - Organising Festivals and Theatre screenings - Marketing and dealing with movie and DVD buyers Key Accomplishments: - 15% saving of two movies’ Budget - 30 Theatre shows for more than 4,000 people and 6 Festival screenings - Movie sold to Alitalia Airlines for in-flight screening and DVD national sales

  • Automation Engineer
    March 2013 --- May 2013
    Development and maintenance of Siemens PLC F/H Software Automation.

  • FilmMaker
    August 2009 --- June 2010
    Final Cut Studio suite, Adobe Multimedia suite, Final Draft, EP Scheduling/Budgeting, AVID.

  • Automation Engineering Manager
    November 2006 --- July 2009
    Development and Management of Chemical-Pharmaceutical plants. Principal responsibilities: - Siemens PLC F/H Software Programming (PCS7 and WinCC) and troubleshooting plant problems - Meeting with Customer and Technical Department on P&ID requirements - Functional Design Specification writing and FAT & SAT commissioning - Northern Italian coordinator and customer support for Satake Color Sorters. Key Accomplishments: - Completed automation of a 70 million euro chemical plant under budget and on-time - Key Customer support: OLSA, AMSA, CERBIOS Pharma, Jacobs, Boehringer Ingelheim BIDACHEM, - Satake’s Italian Customers

  • R&D engineer
    July 2003 --- July 2004
    Development of intelligent systems for vision-inspection. Principal responsibilities: - Groundbreaking system for integration programming in DELPHI - Meeting customer upfront needs and key prerequisites - Onsite tests and system installation Key Accomplishments: - Customer realized improved quality and 50% waste reduction

  • Mission Critical Support Centre Engineer
    November 1998 --- June 2003
    Member of the HAO (High Availability Observatory) team for HEWLETT-PACKARD EMEA zone. Principal responsibilities: - Quantify the business impact of loss of application availability - Technologist Administrator of 300 systems all over EMEA - Ensure service level agreements are met by monitoring, preventing, qualifying and resolving technical problems - Teaching High Availability courses all over EMEA - Managing of 900 users accounts and SQL DB - Process improvement and process definition responsibilities Key Accomplishments: - Increased uptime to 99.999% of 300 global high availability customers for EMEA regions through system review and tuning - Boosted sales by 160% in one year due to superior project management and customer relationship skills

  • Consultant
    March 1998 --- October 1998
    Quality Process Improvement for GSM Information Modelling definition. Principal responsibilities: - Document review for approval process - Software compilation after review - Process improvement sessions Key Accomplishments: - GSM software project coordination that increased efficiency by 20% and quality of results by 25%


LinkedIn Assessment :
FilmProductionVideoWritingDigital VideoEditingCameraAudioScriptSoundEntertainmentVideo ProductionProducingFilm ProductionDirectingIntegrationAvidScriptingDocumentariesMultimediaProject ManagementPost Productionmanagement


  • Extended Learning Program Certification in Digital Video Intensive Program (Fall 2009) from San Francisco State University in 2009
  • Master Degree in Electronic Engineering in Computer Science (A.I.) from Politecnico di Milano in 1998

Training and Certification

  • Project Management Executive in 2016 Training
  • Pharmaceutical ComputerSystemValidation in 2016 Certification
  • Pharmaceutical Equipment System Verification- Qualification in 2014 Certification
  • Pharmaceutical Process Validation in 2014 Certification
  • Siemens SIMATIC PCS7 in 2009 Certification
  • GAMP5 Introduction in 2008 Certification
  • Siemens Systems HMI WinCC in 2008 Certification
  • Siemens WinCC Flexible in 2008 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
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Full Proficiency
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Elementary Proficiency

Area / Region

Lugano, Switzerland


Driving License
  • Yes