Sergio Ramazzina is an experienced software architect/trainer with 25 plus years of experience in the IT field on a broad number of projects for banks and major Italian companies, designing complex enterprise solutions in Java/JavaEE and Ruby. He started using Pentaho products from the very beginning in late 2003. He gained thorough experience by deploying Pentaho as Open Source BI solution, standalone, or deeply integrated in other applications as the analytical engine of choice.
In 2009, due to his experience in the Java/JavaEE world and the appreciation for the Open Source world and its main ideas, he began participating actively as a contributor to some of the Pentaho projects: JPivot, Saiku, CDF, CDA and gained the Pentaho Active Contributor level. At that time,he started participating as a BI architect and Pentaho expert on a wide number of projects where Open Source BI and Pentaho were the main players. In late 2010, he founded Serasoft, a young Italian consulting firm specialized in delivering high value Open Source Business Intelligence solutions. With the team in Serasoft, he used to share his passion and experience in designing and delivering highlyinnovative enterprise solutions to help users make their work more effective. In July 2013, he published his first book Pentaho: Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen How-To. He is also passionate about skiing, tennis, and photography, and has a deep love for his young daughter Camilla.