Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer
Microsoft Certified Application Developer
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer
Andrea Saltarello is CTO and founder of Managed Designs (https://www.manageddesigns.it), a company providing consultancy and development services. He is also a Microsoft Regional Director for Italy. A solution architect, Andrea is still eager to write production code to get feedback about his architectural decisions; he is co-author of “Microsoft .NET: Architecting Applications for the Enterprise” by Microsoft Press: first released in 2008, the second edition hit the stores in September 2014. As a trainer and speaker, Andrea had several speaking engagements for courses and conferences across Europe such as Codemotion, Tech-Ed Europe and Microsoft Ignite The Tour. He's also a contract professor for the "Politecnico di Milano" university, covering topics about Big Data and Data Science such as Machine Learning and Cognitive Services. In 2001 Andrea co-founded UGIdotNET (https://www.ugidotnet.org), the first Italian .NET User Group of which he is the President and leader.