My name is Paolo Passeri, and I was born 43
(sigh!) years ago in Senigallia, a charming town on the Adriatic coast (County of Le Marche) known for its Velvet Beach. After graduating in (astro)physics from the University of Milan, I moved to Rome and began to cut my teeth on networks and security in Matisse SPA and later in Telindus.
I have been working steadily on computer security industry for more than 10 years. After Telindus, in 2004 I moved to Business-e SPA, a leading Italian System Integrator belonging to the Itway Group galaxy with the role of Technical Manager and (since October 2011) Chief Technological Officer. I held this role until June 2012.
On July 1, 2012 I joined Lastline, Inc. with the role of Senior System Engineer.
After a youth spent fiddling with a ZX Spectrum (16K), the real attraction for networking (and later for security) would break out after many years, in a completely random manner, when I was studying black holes (we were talking about attraction, weren’t we?) at CNR (National Research Council) of Milan. With great surprise I discovered to be more attracted by the animated S of the Mosaic browser, used without any knowledge to browse the catalogs of the Hubble telescope, rather than by black holes and neutron stars that I should have studied.
Shortly after graduation, this attraction would have become my work …
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