To help advance the Openstack platform through the creation of a world-class services and delivery organization.
Francesco has over 20 years of global leadership experience in diverse industries, where he has focused on building great teams and developing innovative and strategic solutions for customers. As a serial entrepreneur, he has a proven track record of success building and launching venture-backed businesses—from founding through IPO or acquisition—in rapidly growing industry sectors.
Francesco is a leader and contributor in developing cloud computing strategies for Fortune 1000 firms, and has contributed to the proliferation of global cloud infrastructure deployments, including leading the development of cloud go to market strategies for global enterprises and service providers, managing the architecture development, integration and deployment for large-scale Public and Private cloud infrastructures for global telcos and CSPs.
Prior to co-founding Solinea, Francesco held leadership positions at several technology and services companies at the forefront of their industries – Cloudscaling, IronRidge, Trinity Partners/ WNS Global Services, Scient, and Cambridge Technology Partners.
He received his MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, and his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.