Roberto started working in Lotus in 1994 with Notes 3, since then has worked with all the various Lotus/IBM/HCL programs in the collaboration space, Quickr, Sametime, Connections, WebSphere Portal....you name it. He began working with Connections since release 1 and his focus is both on the infrastructure side, installation and configuration, and in helping customers in the adoption of social collaboration. He now work as Senior Consultant at Eld Engineering, working with customers and Business Partners helping them in developing solutions for their customers. He spoke at several international events, wrote articles in the Connections wiki, and holds 11 IBM technical certifications. Roberto lives in Milan with his family (wife, two sons and two cats) and spends several nights looking at the sky from his small astronomical observatory.