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In the Spotlight
MCSD App Builder, MCTS Windows Embedded, MCTS .NET 4, MCTS Windows Mobile
Gianni Rosa Gallina
Gianni Rosa Gallina is an Italian MSc Information Technology Engineer. Currently he is the head of ImmotionAR division, focused on Virtual/Augmented Reality and other amazing emerging technologies. He is Software Architect/Developer in BEPS Engineering (Microsoft Embedded Gold Partner) since 2007, Pluralsight Author since 2013 and graduated at the Polytechnic of Turin in 2009. Since 2011 he has been awarded Microsoft MVP for Windows Embedded and in 2011 he won the second prize at the international hobbyist competition Microsoft Embedded Spark. In addition to emerging devices, technologies (Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, HoloLens, Computer Vision, AI e Machine Learning, Unity 3D) and NUI (Natural User Interfaces -- he works with Microsoft Kinect, Intel RealSense, Leap Motion and wearables such as Android Wear and Microsoft Band), he is an expert in Windows Embedded technologies and .NET development, he's also active on Windows Store Apps development, mobile cross-platform app development (Xamarin, Android, Windows Phone) and the cloud, with projects with ASP.NET MVC, Umbraco CMS and Microsoft Azure solutions. Gianni is also a trainer for Windows Embedded technologies and Virtual/Augmented Reality. In addition to official Microsoft courses and online training on Pluralsight, he is involved in academic and research activities: student internships and degree thesis projects tutoring; support, courses and seminars for engineering schools and Polythecnic of Turin. He is one of the community leader and active members of the local Microsoft technology community: TTG - Torino Technologies Group.