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Andrea Bollini

Andrea is the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, with the responsibility of ensuring the use of the most efficient technologies to effectively achieve the results of each project. Andrea is actively involved in various international open-source and open-standards communities, often with leading roles: DSpace committer, Deputy Leader of the CERIF Task Groupof euroCRIS and member of the COAR Working Group on “Next Generation Repositories”. Chair, speaker and reviewer in important conferences, before 4Science Andrea worked for two Italian University Consortia, Cilea and Cineca, where he was responsible for the development, design and management of IT solutions and projects in the field of research, the electronic publishing and open access repositories. He holds a MS in Applied Mathematics and a Master in ICT management. More information at: https://it.linkedin.com/in/andreabollini

Mykhaylo Boychuk

Misha is Junior Software Engineer in 4Science. After successfully completing his internship at 4Science, he is now collaborating in the development of solutions based on DSpace, DSpace-CRIS and DSpace-GLAM. Misha is also a student, graduating in Computer Engineering at the University “Roma Tre” of Rome. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mykhaylo-boychuk-340808136/

Anna Busa

Anna is Digital Marketing Consultant for 4Science. A humanistic (classical high school) and scientific (a degree in physics) education, she trained as a marketing specialist at the Olivetti World Marketing Department in Ivrea. Over the years, with the company in which she spent most of her professional career, she has held the role of operational marketing manager for the private market (construction, industry, commerce, service companies). Subsequently, Marketing Manager for the company and the Culture area. Today, Anna is a senior consultant and is particularly involved in digital marketing strategies for the promotion and enhancement of cultural institutions. Speaker at conferences, guest lecturer at the Department of Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, she teaches for library organizations and is the author of two books. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-busa/

Francesco Cadili

Francesco is a Senior Technical Architect at 4Science, where he began working with DSpace solutions, thanks to the knowledge of the J2EE platforms acquired during his previous employment combined with a degree in Computer Science and the certifications acquired (Java and Oracle Database). In these years he has specialized in J2EE and .Net platforms, covering both the role of developer and designer in the development of web applications (some based on the Spring Framework) and in the design and subsequent optimization of databases (Oracle and Postgresql databases), working with both Italian and foreign clients within telecommunications, cultural heritage and GIS. Cadili has found in 4Science a stimulating and very competent working group in which to grow and train. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francescocadili

Pasquale Cavallo

Pasquale is Senior Software Engineer Consultant in 4Science, where he collaborates in the development of DSpace/CRIS/GLAM platforms. After graduating in Computer Engineering, and taking part in numerous software development projects, Pasquale has developed a strong propensity for backend development, cloud-oriented technologies and architectures. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pasquale-cavallo-685a2179/

Claudio Cortese

Claudio is Project Manager and Business Analyst. Claudio has a PhD in Archaeology and is Lecturer of “Information Technology Applied to Archaeology” at the Catholic University of Milan. For several years he has been dealing with modeling, management and analysis of data for cultural heritage using a great variaty of methods, standards and technologies, from relational databases to GIS, from Digital Libraries to architectures based on the Semantic Web. Before joining 4Science, he worked for two Italian consortia of universities, Cilea and Cineca, mainly dealing with Digital Library Management Systems to preserve, use and distribute digital cultural resources. In the historical/archaeological field, Claudio focused on the design and creation of databases for many Archaeological Missions and University Research Units. He constantly gives consultancies, lessons and courses to universities and public/private institutions. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claudio-cortese-37017338 and  http://independentresearcher.academia.edu/ClaudioCortese

Giuseppe Digilio

Digi is a Senior Software Engineer. He has a MS degree in Computer Science and is a Zend Certified PHP Engineer. Giuseppe has a passion for new technologies and he masters many of them giving 4Science the opportunity to be an early adopter. He worked for 2 Italian university consortia, Cilea and Cineca, gaining great experience in the development and analysis of web applications for Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing. He currently collaborates with the DSpace Community on the new DSpace 7 User Interface, based on Angular. More information on: https://it.linkedin.com/in/giuseppedigilio

Riccardo Fazio

Riccardo is a Senior Software Engineer. He has a MS degree in Mathematics and is a Java expert working on the two open source platforms DSpace and DSpace-CRIS. Riccardo has been working in the ICT sector for more than 10 years as a software developer and analyst for research projects and electronic publishing. He also has a long experience as System Administrator for Linux/Unix operating systems. More information on: https://www.linkedin.com/in/riccardo-fazio-1115959

Damiano Fiorenza

Damiano is Junior Developer in 4Science. Graduated from the Enrico Fermi High School of Rome in Computer Science, after a period of active training, he now collaborates in the development of solutions based on DSpace, DSpace-CRIS and DSpace-GLAM. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/damiano-fiorenza-13a874183/

Luca Giamminonni

Luca is a Senior Software Engineer. He holds an MSc in Computer and Automation Engineering at the University of Perugia with a thesis on visual pattern exploration in networks. He has significant experience in the development of management solutions. In previous experiences he specialized and certified in the development of web applications based on JEE and Spring. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luca-giamminonni/

Emilia Groppo

Emilia is Head of the Cultural Heritage Business Unit. She holds a MA, specialized in Archaeology and Art History and is Lecturer of Technologies for Cultural Heritage at the University of Milan. Previously Emilia was Project Manager for Cultural Heritage in the two Italian Consortia of University, Cineca and Cilea, where she promoted and led numerous projects, including some of the largest Digital Library projects in Italy. She was head of the National Library System (SBN) in the Lombardy Region and responsible for the automation of many libraries and historical archives in Italy, including the National Library Braidense in Milan. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilia-groppo-7257313b

Corrado Lombardi

Corrado is part of the 4science team as Solution Architect. He takes an active part in the phases of the software lifecycle, in particular DSpace and DSpace-CRIS products: from requirements analysis and specification definition to architectural design and software writing. Before joining 4Science, he worked for companies that manage B2C wide traffic portals, mainly active in the Travel, Entertainment and Sport Events sectors. During these experiences he had the opportunity to collaborate with established professionals, who contributed to his professional growth and spurred him to take care of the quality aspect of the software developed. Convinced supporter of Extreme Programming, he adopts and recommends the practices suggested by this type of approach in order to facilitate his own work and that of his colleagues. After graduating in Computer Science, he obtained Oracle OCA, OCP Java SE 8 Programmer, and Apache Cassandra 3.x Developer Associate certifications. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/corrado-lombardi-b56235a/

Alessandro Martelli

Ale is a Senior Full Stack Developer at 4Science, currently enlisted in the development of the DSpace and DSpace-CRIS projects. After graduating in Computer Science at the University of Pisa, he undertook the Master’s Degree in Business Informatics and Data Science and spent several years working at the IT systems for the National Council of Research. Passionate about web technologies, he has developed experience as a programmer in the implementation of web applications, in particular through the use of Spring Framework and Angular 2+. Finally, in recent years he has dedicated himself to research and development of native cloud architectures to microservices and CI/CD processes through container orchestrators (Kubernetes). More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alessandro-martelli-947298117/

Susanna Mornati

Susanna is Chief Operating Officer, Director of Sales, Business Strategist and Technologist at 4Science. Her extensive experience was gained in more than thirty years as head of several business units for the design and implementation of highly complex information systems for research in Italy and abroad. Her deep expertise in the research domain and as business technologist guarantees effective solutions to customers’ needs. Susanna gained a national and international reputation in the Open Access and Open Science communities. In the past she held positions of high responsibility in the Italian University Consortia, Cilea and Cineca, and the State University of Milan where she was Director of the Physics Library. She worked for two years at the Scientific Information Service at CERN in Geneva. She holds an MA and a II level Master in ICT Management. More information at: https://it.linkedin.com/in/susannamornati

Luigi Andrea Pascarelli

Pasca is Lead Software Engineer. He is responsible for the development of DSpace and DSpace-CRIS. He is DSpace Committer since 2013 and was part of the team that originally developed and still maintains DSpace-CRIS. Luigi Andrea has been working in ICT for more than 10 years as Java Developer and System Integrator in projects related to the management of digital objects. After graduating with a MS in Computer Engineering, Andrea got the Oracle certification for the Java platform (Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform SE 6.0). More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luigiandreapascarelli

Sonia Passatempi

Sonia is the Administrative Director of 4Science and the Itway Group where she has been working since its establishment in 1996. Her consolidated experience, both within the Group and in previous work experiences in mid-size companies, allows her to supervise, organize and coordinate the administrative, accounting and financial services of the company with the support of a human resources team dedicated to these functions.

Matteo Perelli

Matteo is Lead Software Engineer. He deals with the implementation of front-end services for the Digital Library. With more than 15 years of experience in ICT and his passion for new technologies, he played many roles and is now a Full Stack Developer and a Software Architect. In the past he created one of the largest Digital Library in Italy, working actively in all phases of the design and development. Matteo was also IT System Architect for the PHP activities in institutions he worked for. He is Zend Certified PHP Engineer and is now cooperating with the DSpace community for the development of the new User Interface of DSpace 7, based on Angular. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matteoperelli

Francesco Pio Scognamiglio

Pio is Junior Developer in 4Science, where he mainly contributes to the development and management of DSpace and DSpace-CRIS/GLAM open source applications. After an initial period of active training, he managed to integrate in a very stimulating and engaging work environment. He is also a passionate student of Computer Science at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francescopioscognamiglio

Cesare Valenti

Cesare is Managing Director in 4Science, co-founder and board member of Itway S.p.A. since 1996 with responsibilities over sales and marketing. Graduated in Electronics Engineering at the University of Bologna, he worked in the hardware and engineering division of several companies (Sarema Group, Alpha Microsystems Inc., SHR Gruppo Ferruzzi), where he gained high technical skills in the software area. He is a member of more than one Steering Committee of Confindustria Digitale and he is a Board Member of Confindustria Ravenna and President of its ICT Section. More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cesare-valenti-a85100/

They worked with us, and we thank them for their collaboration:

Danilo Nuzzo, Senior Sofware Engineer Consultant at 4Science. With over 10 years of experience in software development, he specialized in the Java world of which he is now a deep connoisseur and a great fan. Full stack developer, he has gained expertise both in back end development, in particular Java (standard and enterprise) and related frameworks Spring and Hibernate, and front end, in particular with Angular.

Andrea Jenis Saroni, Junior Developer Consultant in 4Science. A computer science enthusiast, he graduated as a Computer Scientist. After intensive training on various programming technologies, such as Java, CSS, HTML, SQL, Angular, he collaborates in the development of DSpace and DSpace-CRIS/GLAM.