Chief Technologist

  • システム・ソフトウェア開発(業務支援)
  • 研究開発


• Set up the technology team of the R & D & Innovation department of Konica Minolta in Europe from scratch. The department
is responsible for leading globally R&D in Software and Services, with particular focus into Digital Workplace, Artificial
Intelligence and Internet of Things for different verticals (Office, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Education, Legal).
• Coordinated the Technology strategy and design for the largest (50M€) Platform development for the company and the first
launched globally (, see also interviews above). This resulted in the design of a global
distributed Microservice Architecture in partnership with HPE, Microsoft and Canonical, but also the creation of a 5 years
roadmap to bring the company to consistent adoption of IoT and AI technologies.
• Responsible for coordinating the overall technology/architecture strategy, product and portfolio strategy, key technology M&A,
IP strategy, technology partnerships at short, mid and long term. Also directly involved in special client engagements & public
presentations and interviews.
• Building or repurposing dev teams in 4 global locations (Brno-CZ, Osaka-JP, Ramsey-NJ-USA and Rome-IT) and created a
consistent development methodology (Scrum/Kanban/TDD/CI/DevOps) which allowed to scale up to more than 200
developers in 3 years.
• Coordinated delivery of several PoCs and Prototypes in different areas (Augmented Reality, Smart Glasses, Predictive
Maintenance, Prescriptive Analytics, Semantic Search, IoT Workplace Platform, IoT Asset Tracking, Software-Defined
IT), following the customer testing to achieve the best product possible. 4 of these are currently in Go-To-Market phase.





Since 2007 I work in Digital Innovation managing business units, large projects and programmes in enterprise, consulting and public funding environments, with very diverse application fields, from construction and energy to healthcare and business electronics and large breadth of technologies from Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to IoT and Semantic Technologies..
My experience covers all the aspects of Digital innovation from business (M&A, bid management, client engagement, partnerships, programme management, P&L) to technology management (technology strategy, architecture design, agile development, IP management).