Director of Community & Marketing for Scality
Director of Community Marketing at Scality where he is leading the efforts to bring Zenko, the open source multi-cloud controller, to developers around the world. Stefano built his career around Free Software and open source: from pre-sales engineer and product manager at Italian GNU/Linux distribution MadeInLinux to Italian Chancellor of the Free Software Foundation Europe, where he also created the FSFE Fellowship participation program. Later as community manager of leading mobile open source sync solution Funambol, he boosted downloads and bolstered enterprise contributions. For Twitter, he led the expansion in the Italian market, recruiting TV stars and astronauts to tweet. Under his watch as community manager, OpenStack became the fastest growing open source project. As Director of Cloud Marketing at DreamHost he successfully managed new product launch and increased the adoption of the cloud products. In his spare time, he teaches sailing in the San Francisco Bay.