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Andrea Saltarello

Milanese, Interista, software developer, CTO @ Managed Designs, Chuck addict, Depeche Mode überfan


Andrea Saltarello is CTO and founder of Managed Designs (, 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 (, the first Italian .NET User Group of which he is the President and leader.

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