Maurizio Turatti is a software integration architect and an SOA expert with more than 16 years of professional experience. He has worked all around Europe and the Middle East, both as an employee and a freelancer, with companies such as SeeBeyond, Sun Microsystems, Alfresco, and Sourcesense. He has been engaged in multiple roles, as a software developer, technical architect, team leader, sales engineer, and services delivery manager. His main areas of interest are Integration and Enterprise applications architecture, event-driven distributed systems, test-driven software design, and business process modeling. With a background as a C and C++ developer, he is now mainly programming in Java and Python. More recently, Maurizio has been leading a team of senior open source consultants, developing projects in multiple industries and introducing open source enterprise solutions and iterative development practices. His passion is to relentlessly research and experiment with leading edge technologies and software development practices. He strongly believes that simplicity leads to reliability.