Pierfranco Ferronato is an innovative and visionary lead solutions architect with long-term vision and extensive experience within infrastructure, applications, and cloud computing solutions. He has a broad understanding of business and customer requirements with proven talent in design and development of cost-effective solutions in answer to complex opportunities. Dr. Ferronato is an enthusiastic advocate for innovative technological solutions with a consultative approach tailored appropriately to the listener. He has been published widely by the IEEE in architecture methods and solutions. Dr. Ferronato has served as an enterprise architect, senior lead architect for Huawei R&D Dublin, principal architect for a major telco, technical coordinator of EU-funded projects of about €15 million, CTO, and solution architect for various international organizations. Currently, he is a Senior Application Architect for the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Dr. Ferronato holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Udine, Italy, and has TOGAF and ITIL certifications. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.