Recommendations

In my professional career I have always paid great attention to building relationships with colleagues, customers, suppliers and partners based on cooperation, fairness and professionalism. Below are listed the recommendations of some of the professionals with whom I was able to relate to and cooperate in the course of my twenty-year professional career.

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Maurizio Caltabiano | Sales Director at LibraEsva
September 15, 2020

"Gianandrea is a very reliable and trustful person with whom the relationship we created is based on trust and transparency. With a very pragmatic approach in Enterprise Businesshe is always open for discussion and solution-oriented. It's a great pleasure to work with Gianandrea and I wish Gianandrea all the best in all his future endeavors".


Walter Doria | System Engineer at Palo Alto Networks
September 13, 2020

"I meet Gianandrea first time during my previous experience @EXN. I consider him a good guy, and a skilled technician, too. It's always a pleasure work and discuss with him".


Cristiano Ferrari | Senior Key Account Manager at ICOS S.p.A.
September 13, 2020

"Gianandrea is surely a senior level IT professional, with a very deep expertise in the Cybersecurity area and a clear capability of mixing strong technical skills with a business development oriented approach".


Luigi Ricchi | Information Security Manager at Aeroporto G. Marconi di Bologna S.p.A.
September 10, 2020

"Ho lavorato con Gianandrea ad un progetto di Cyber Security da implementare presso l'Aeroporto di Bologna. Con lui abbiamo valutato in modo molto equilibrato e trasparente pregi e difetti della soluzione. La professionalità e l'empatia espressi da Gianandrea mi hanno permesso di comprendere al meglio il valore della soluzione proposta. Confermo una conoscenza approfondita del dominio Cyber Security".


Alvido Bassetti | Territory Account Manager at Exclusive Networks Italia
September 10, 2020

"I have business relation with Gianandrea as Cybersecurity & Compliance Manager, I found competence and business oriented with deep knowledge of cyber security market. I could see a positive improvment in our business relationship under his management. He is really well organized and focused on business goals".


Stefano Volpi | Regional Manager European Market at ITsMine
September 10, 2020

"Ho lavorato con Gianandrea in sue diverse posizioni lavorative. E' sempre stato cordiale e proattivo rispetto alle soluzioni che abbiamo via via deciso di portare assieme sul mercato. Estremamente competente in ambito Cybersecurity, Gianandrea e' in grado di proporre soluzioni e consulenza a valore, sia ai clienti che durante interventi in pubblico. Gianandrea ha una esperienza di Cybersecurity che non molti hanno nel mercato italiano, cosa che costituisce un asset importante per aziende che volessero collaborare con lui".


Marco Testi | Co-founder and Partner at Yoroi
September 9, 2020

"I had the opportunity to meet and cooperate with Gianadrea during his time @ Dimension Data while I was workin within two different companies: first Cisco and then Yoroi. In both cases our cooperation was around Cyber Security initiatives. It's not simple to find valuable professionals in Cyber Security in these days and I can definitely state that I always appreciated Gianandrea knowledge, attitude to cooperate in teamwork and contribute to mutual success. Gianandrea is strongly committed to reach the assigned goals, is extremely proactive and its a pleausre to work with people like him".


Manrico Cecchetti | Service Architect at NTT Italia S.p.A.
January 16, 2020

"I've been a colleague of Gianandrea for several years and I found in him a deep knowledge of security market solutions, great technological competences and effective communication skills. He is strictly oriented to gain the result, for which he always works hard. It's a great pleasure to work with him".


Federica De Carolis | Client Manager at NTT Italia S.p.A.
January 12, 2020

"It was great to work with Gianandrea, together we had many customer meetings and conference calls where I had The chance and uncomparable oppportunities to discover his huge competency and knowledge in cybersecurity area. In addition to that Ifound GianAndrea as a strong professional Cybersec man thanks also to his humilty , politeness, willingness, friendliness. Thank you Gian!".


Alberto Licardi | Senior Solution Architect at NTT Italia S.p.A.
December 5, 2019

"I've worked with GD as a colleague for more than 4 years. During this time he always stood out as a reference point regarding every strategic choice in the field of cyber-security and he has made a decisive contribution to the company's growth. He is extremely hungry of knowledge and innovation to be transferred to his team: more than one person has become better by working with him".


Enrico Brunero | BU Manager Datacenter & ITaaS at Dimension Data Italia SpA
October 21, 2019

"I had the pleasure to know and work with Gianandrea in Dimension Data while he was Business Unit Manager for Security. Possessing a solid technical background, a friendly personality, a positive and highly skilled team player in an extremely competitive environment, Gianandrea was a reliable leader and dedicated professional. He was full of enthusiasm and engendered motivation and loyalty wherever he looked for it. Gianandrea aims for excellence both professionally and personally, has analytical and strong interpersonal skills which made/make him a first class Manager".


Massimo Tambani | Sales Manager Northern Area at Aditinet Consulting SpA
October 4, 2019

"Gianandrea is a smart guy with a deep knowledge of the security market. Was a pleasure to work with him in Dimension Data and share good experience on customer site".


Manuel Schraut | Senior Alliance Manager (D/I/E) at NTT Security
October 2, 2019

"Knowing Gianandrea for more than 2 years as a real expert of IT and IT Security. He never took a rest and is always interested on new topics and developments in security. This attitude, combined with his experience and skills, makes him always finds the right solution for our clients. As we worked together in several clients I learned, his professionalism and his outstanding client focus which he gained over the past 20 years. With his enthusiasm and knowledge, he is driving the Security market and hence it is logical, that he has been listed in June 2019 as #4 of global thought leaders and influencers on Cybersecurity.
For me it is always a pleasure to work with Gianandrea. 
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Ettore Cardamellis | Global System Integrators & TELCO Business Manager presso Exclusive Networks Italia
September 10, 2019

"Gianandrea is a experienced, extremely skilled and valuable manager. His wide knowledge of ICT, with a clear focus and deep understanding of both cybersecurity technology and market dynamics, makes him an excellent business manager and very valuable contact".


Stefano Paganelli | Architecture & Technology Director at Orange
October 11, 2018

"Gianandrea is a dedicated professional with deep understanding of cybersecurity landscape and threats.
He's extremely effective in identifying solutions to identified cybersecurity threats according to client security posture and risk appetite. Strong business acumen with outstanding presenting and public speech capabilities contribute to his successful Security Business Unit development".


Andrea Grillo | Technical Architect presso NTT Ltd.
October 10, 2018

"Gianandrea is my manager in my role as a technical architect and we work closely together every day.
He is an extremely collaborative, expert and leadership person. He always has efficient strategies that make my job and that of my colleagues easier. I warmly recommend Gianandrea and I'm very happy to work with him".


Roberta NatalicchioMarketing Manager Italy at Dimension Data
October 10, 2018

"I have the pleasure of working on the same team as Gianandrea and sharing several projects with him. Gianandrea's contribution is always positive and oriented towards success, both in the promotion of marketing campaigns and in the management of relationships with vendors. Gianandrea is also a valid spokeperson thanks to his technical expertise and vision.".


Fabio PisaniChannel Account Manager at Intel Security
December 21, 2016

"Gianandrea is a very experienced professional with the security market because he knows customers, solutions, vendors and relesellers. He is a very nice guy to work with and you can always count on his support when interacting with DiData. It is a real pleasure for me to recommend him".


Barbara Giannini
Channel Business Manager Italy at Palo Alto Networks
November 2, 2016

"Gianandrea is a very professional and reliable expert in the security market space . I worked with him since I joined Palo Alto Networks and I have always had a great collaboration appreciating his deep knowledge of this market  and customer needs"


Luca MastromauroTerritory Sales Manager Italy at Blue Coat Systems
November 2, 2016

"Gianandrea is very focused on the business with large expertise in security. I've got to work together and is a very nice person and able to create the right relationship with the customer by transmitting reliability, competence and management skills".


Emilio TuraniRegional Director at Qualys
October 23, 2016

"I work with Gianandrea since a lot of years, crossing different companies and environments. He has complete skills in security , strong knowledge and background. Moreover , the expertise to match the consultancy approach needed for demanding projects and clients".

 
Andrea LombardoBusiness Development Cloud Voice at Microsoft
August 28, 2015
 
"Gianandrea is one of the best Sales Engineers that I have worked with in my career. He is a team player and universal talent who is technically skilled for expert, hands-on work to the extent that he would make a better job than a dedicated support engineer, and at the same time, gifted for clear, sales oriented attitude, with a very high level of understanding of both the technology and the market. He is also a reliable individual with high ethic standards who can be trusted and who is able to manage complex sales in a very autonomous manner".


Valter SavarelliSecurity Sales Representative at IBM Security
November 25, 2014

"Gianandrea is a serious and experienced professional with deep knowledge in IT security technologies. He is very talented in providing effective solutions to demanding clients with very limited budgets, also he is very proactive in building relationships with partners and end-users. Working with him has been always a pleasure, and I can only recommend Gianandrea for any System Integrator or Vendor".

 
Antonio D'AmatoSystem Security Engineer at DFLabs - Cyber Incidents Under Control
November 20, 2014

"A brilliant and dynamic, Gian has the professional skills to build a solid solution for creative and business issues, and at the same time is able to really understand what are the management priorities. A good partner on which aim to achieve results".

 
Davide PizzanelliPresales Architect presso Inventi In20 Srl
March 8, 2017

"Work with Gianandrea always something new to learn. He has great expertise in business development, depth knowledge, market solutions about Information Security area, but not only . Excellent and result driven. Works towards maximal customer satisfaction. His leadership and organizational skills have been invaluable when I've worked with him in the same company. Gianandrea will find a way to weather any storm with a smile. He is an asset to any important business and project. A pleasure work with him".

 
Stefano ViottoIT Specialist & Project Manager at Valentino Fashion Group
January 26, 2015

"Gianandrea is a very smart professional. He has impressive skills and is focused on customer needs that he try to solve using his technical knowledge.  His expertise and leadership makes Gianandrea able to view solutions and opportunities instead of problems. I found him a person with a deep IT background, he is able to combine different solution to solve complex issues. He is a reliable partner and he is always committed to achieve the success at the end of the project".

 
Luca MichelettiSystem Engineer at VarGroup S.p.a.
December 10, 2014

"Gianandrea is the best presale in security that I have ever met in my profession. He is very precise and competent and can explain things in a simple way despite the argument has a certain complexity".
 

Caimi AlessandroAccount Manager at Rekordata s.r.l.
November 25, 2014

"Nel periodo in cui abbiamo lavorato insieme, di Gianandrea ho apprezzato l'estrema competenza sui temi della Sicurezza Informatica e l'efficacia, oltreché lo zelo, dimostrati più volte sul campo, sia in qualità di Presales, che di Project Manager".


Claudio PantecaAccount Manager at Bizeta Retail Solutions
November 24, 2014

"Gianandrea è un professionista dotato di grandissime competenze tecniche e di indiscussa capacità relazionale che si accompagnano ad un sua mirabile attitudine al coinvolgimento e al problem solving".


Marco BettinCo-Founder & Solutions Architect at C4
November 21, 2014

"Gianandrea is a very professional security system engineer. He's an expert in systems and software security, focalized to satisfy customer requirements and committed to solve customer pains".

 
Ernesto GoteriSenior Security Engineer at Yarix, a Var Group Company
November 20, 2014

"Gianandrea is technically very competent and he's very good at having a global vision to all issues in IT environment. His commercial knowledges, especially in every fields of networking and security, are relevant. I have always found him very efficient, professional, and exceedingly competent, His integrity and quality of his professional work is unsurpassed:I have no hesitation in recommending him".


Fabio Pisoni Sales Manager at Altea SpA
November 19, 2014

"Ho avuto l’opportunità di lavorare con Gianandrea per alcuni anni, posso sicuramente affermare che è competente e preparato. Un serio professionista. E’ in grado di portare valore aggiunto in qualsiasi azienda. Efficace dai clienti nella fase di prevendita, abile nel coordinamento ed esecuzione dei progetti garantendo qualità e risultato".


Massimiliano Vannucchi | Business Developer presso Vargroup SpA
November 19, 2014

"Ho il piacere di conoscere e collaborare con Gianandrea da diversi anni. Lo ritengo un professionista preparato e affidabile, entusiasta del proprio lavoro e sempre in cerca di nuove soluzioni e servizi da sviluppare per i suoi clienti. Ho chiesto il suo supporto su molti progetti e tutti si sono conclusi con successo e soddisfazione del cliente".

 
Massimo Riga | Co-Founder & Sales Representative at C4
November 19, 2014

"I'm working great with Gianandrea, I recommend Gianandrea if your customers are challenging".


Fabrizio BanfiSenior Account Manager, Channel Sales at RSA, The Security Division of EMC
November 18, 2014

"In the recent past I had the opportunity to work with Gianandrea and I can say he is smart, professional and serious. My personal experience was really positive".


Gianluca Beretta | Large Account Sales Manager at Axitea SpA
November 18, 2014

"Gianandrea is technically very competent, has a professional customer-oriented attitude with a great ability to understand the real needs of the customer and turn them into opportunities for his company. His good predisposition for team-work completes a very interesting professional profile".


Pierfranco Bandera | Partner at Texor Srl
March 10, 2009

"Lavorare con Gianandrea è stato piacevole e costruttivo: la competenza e la disponibilità hanno generato un rapporto di fiducia su cui è stato possibile costruire progetti commerciali strategici. Grazie alla chiarezza e al supporto che Gianandrea ha fornito è stato possibile creare un legame strategico con l'azienda che ha rappresentato".

 
Marco Nastasi | Information Risk Management - IT Audit - IT Security Management
October 27, 2016

"A committed, motivated, enthusiast and effective professional always oriented to innovation in what he's doing".

 
Antonio Iannuzzi | Regional Sales Director Southern Europe at LightCyber
November 26, 2014

"Gianandrea has worked within my Security division and he has always showed professional behavior , passion and enthusiasm in his role. This has been reflected in his ability to support sales team to be successful".

 
William Gabriele | Freelance Sales Rapresentative
November 26, 2014

"Gianandrea is a highly energetic and dynamic sales and thech person. He has in-depth knowledge of the security market. Highly skilled, reliable and accurate, he has got a rare ability to deeply understand any client organisation and needs".

 
Luca BuginiSales Manager at Dimension Data
November 20, 2014

"Gianandrea is a proven individual with strong relationship and technical expertise. He is able to adapt quickly and always ready to follow new challenges with extreme passion and professionalism".

 
Arnoldo StornoExecutive Sales presso DocFlow
November 19, 2014

"Gianandrea ha grande conoscenza del mondo security e una grande attenzione per tutto quello che la sicurezza rappresenta nel mercato IT".

 
Paolo Rovelli Senior Account Manager and Business Development 
November 18, 2014

"I worked with Gianandrea for 3 years and I have appreciated his attitude to hard work and a unique focus for detailed analisys and problem solving in the competitive security market. Also a good teammate and very friendly".


Alberto Bugini Sales Manager Italy at Arista Networks
November 18, 2014

"Gianadrea is a senior professional with native devolpement skill always motivated and committed. I have spent good time working with him both as a customer".

 
Marco CostaSales Manager SM Italy at Gemalto
July 4, 2006

"Gianandrea is a good business focus oriented person who You can trust in. He makes You in the best feeling to work with him in order to get the best results".


Maurizio BaroniPrincipal Owner at Sinergi
October 18, 2006

"Gianandrea is quite a well motivated sales person keeping good relation with important account and constantly targeting strategic objectives".