I'm a Software Developer and Technical Evangelist with IBM, published author, serial blogger, and web entrepreneur.
I'm passionate about the craft of programming, data science, online marketing, and entrepreneurship.
|I was born and raised in Italy, but I've since become a Canadian citizen.||I work for the Emerging Technologies team within the IBM Analytics group.|
|I have a (seldom updated) personal blog.||I was a very early adopter of both .NET and Rails.|
|I'm a humanist who believes in science and reason.||I've been called "the guy who brought Rails and Django to IBM".|
|I have several hobbies but reading and photography are my most persistent ones.||In 2009, I authored "Ruby on Rails for Microsoft Developers" (Wrox).|
|I love cycling, fishing, and the outdoors in general.||In 2012, I authored "Technical Blogging" (The Pragmatic Bookshelf).|
|I live in Penticton, BC in the beautiful Okanagan.||New technologies excite me.|
|I'm approachable. Feel free to get in touch.||I love taking online courses.|
|Orange and purple are my favorite colors.||I write a regular column for the PragPub magazine.|
|I believe in grit.||I'm a big proponent of coding literacy and diversity in tech.|