He obtained the Technical Diploma in graphic arts in 1979. In 1980 he held his first professional assignment at the Hyphen spa, a leading company in the marketing of large digitization systems for the graphic industry, thus embarking on the career of application manager on new prepress technologies. In 1981, on behalf of the same company, he went to Norwich in England, where he spent six months studying the first Xenotron interactive video pager, and the first Monotype Lasercomp laser-based photocomposer; great news for the graphics industry. Subsequently, he went to Norway to study the NorskData Comtec data management system. He finished his study and specialization trip to California where he studied laser technology and applications. Back in Italy he transferred his know-how and organized internships and courses to the most important Italian graphic companies such as: "La Repubblica", "l'Espresso", "Gregorian University", "La Nuova Sardegna", "Il Tirreno" , etc. Meanwhile, he continued his journeys to study and study all the new technologies applied to the graphics sector in various cities of the world, venues for fairs, internships, conferences and refresher courses, providing consultancy activities to Italian graphic companies. In 1986 he took part in the Master in Visual Communication Sciences in Venice.
In 1990 he set up a company with other partners, "Scanline srl" which, in just two years, came to invoice over six billion lire.
In 1992 he joined the management office of Zucchero and Andrea Bocelli, where he is responsible for image and communication.
To complete his baggage of professional knowledge it is appropriate to underline the specific knowledge in systems such as Apple and PC, with particular interest and in-depth study of Digital Photography, the Internet and Web Design, and their most common software such as: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Quark X-Press, FinalL Cut Pro, Adobe Edge Animation, Adobe Flash, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Muse, Adobe Acrobat, FileMaker, AutoCad, all Apple software and devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod).
In 1996 he joined Aslay s.r.l. with the office of President of the Board of Directors; in just over a year, the Aslay has been radically transformed from a purely artisan company to become a leader in the prestam sector.
In 2000 he became Photoshop guru studying new photographic retouching techniques.
In 2012, he wrote his first book for photo retouching professionals.
ROLES AND ACTIVITIES
1983 Application e Software development “Hyphen”
1990 Application Manager and Member of the Board “Scanline”
1992 Responsabile dell’immagine e comunicazione uff. management di Zucchero e Andrea Bocelli
1996 Presidente e Amministratore delegato “Aslay”
2000 Professore di Graphic Design scuola “Accademia Europea”
2005 Professore di Tecnologia Grafica, Photoshop, “Illustrator Scuola Grafica Salesiani”
Degree in communication sciences and visual image
Diploma in Graphic Art Technician
Graphic Designer diploma
Master of the European Institute of Design Milan
Master in Visual Communication Sciences
Professor of New Economy and visual communication sciences
MOST IMPORTANT CLIENTS
IL TIRRENO Livorno
UNIVERSITA’ GREGORIANA Roma
FRATELLI SPADA Roma
LA NUOVA SARDEGNA Sassari
IL MATTINO Padova
CASA EDITRICE UNIVERSO Milano
MT OPERA AND BLUE’S Bologna
TIPOGRAFIA MODERNA Bologna
LANZI SELEZIONI Bologna
DIEGO DOLCINI Bologna
SEXYHAIR Los Angeles USA
MINERVA NEON Bologna
SCUOLA GRAFICA SALESIANI Bologna
ACCADEMIA EUROPEA Bologna