Based in Barcelona, Pino de Candia joined Midokura as a Software Engineer in late 2010. He helped build early versions of MidoNet and in 2011 started and managed the Barcelona-based Network Controller team. Over the next 3 years Pino helped grow Midokura's Barcelona office to nearly 20 engineers. From early 2013 through August 2014, Pino was VP of Engineering after which he transitioned to his current role of Chief Architect, responsible for MidoNet's overall architecture as well as the design of Midokura's Enterprise MidoNet (MEM). In late 2015, Pino also assumed the role of CTO.
Prior to Midokura, Pino was in a number of software development roles. The most recent was at Amazon.com: first leading the team that developed Dynamo, a NoSQL data store; then managing an internal infrastructure software team focused on caching tools and systems.
Pino did his B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in Computer Science at Cornell University.