Stefano is a professional engineer in Telecommunication Engineering. He started developing software in MATLAB and C for a ray-tracing and earth subsurface tomography, a cluster computing solution. Then he moved working with Qt and C++ for a GUI-based subsurface imaging product. After a really nice period with plain Modern C++ in a financial cluster computing institution, he encountered the Yocto Project and never left it. He is currently Head of the Competence Center Embedded Systems at the consulting firm adesso Schweiz AG. Father of two daughters, high-handicapper golf player, host at C++ User Group Lugano and ISO C++ Committee Member, co-founder of Italian Embedded.