Valentino Cavalli is Chief Technical Officer at TERENA. He is responsible for managing the Technical Programme and the technical staff at the Secretariat.
Valentino is currently responsible for the coordination of RTD activities (NA6) and the support to research and education networking in less advanced European countries (NA4), which are part of the GEANT2 project.
In the past few years Valentino has been involved in a number of projects addressing network connectivity and services to South East European countries, including a feasibility study on the acquisition of dark fibre by NRENs in the region (SEEFIRE). He is currently in charge of the organisation of knowledge transfer and information dissemination in the SEEREN2 project.
Valentino has been working for TERENA since May 1999 and initially joined as one of the Project Development Officers. Before joining TERENA, he worked as Research Manager for an Italian IT company, where he was responsible for a number of projects under the European Commission Fourth Framework Programme.
Valentino was born in 1962 in Italy. In 1987, he graduated in philosophy from the University of Urbino in Italy.
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