Vittorio Bertocci is an Architect Evangelist in the Windows Server Evangelism of Microsoft Corporation; he is based in Redmond, USA. He works with Fortune 100 and major G100 enterprises worldwide, helping them to stay ahead of the curve and take advantage of the latest unreleased technologies. In the last 2 years he helped many customers all around the world design and develop solutions based on technologies such as Identity and Access Management, Windows CardSpace, Windows Communication Foundation, and Windows Workflow Foundation. He frequently serves as speaker for international conferences such as IDWorld, Gartner Summit, TechEd and the like. His blog, located at the address http://blogs.msdn.com/vbertocci, focuses on identity and distributed systems architecture; it is periodically translated into Chinese at http://www.china-ac.net.cn/zmjgsbkzxnew4.aspx.
Vittorio has over 13 years of experience in the software industry. He worked in the fields of computational geometry, scientific visualization, usability, business data, and industrial applications, publishing both for the international academic scene and for the industry world. Vittorio joined Microsoft Italy in 2001 in the Consulting Services. Before falling hopelessly in love with Identity, he worked with Web Services and Services Orientation from its very inception, becoming a reference and a trusted advisor for key industry players nationwide and at the European level. In October 2005 he answered the call of the Microsoft headquarters and moved to Redmond, where he lives with his wife Iwona.
Vittorio holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Universita’ di Genova, Italy.