My name is Paolo Porqueddu. I am an italian IT professional originary from Sardinia, living and working in Turin.
Over the course of 17 years in the IT industry I had the opportunity of expertize in many different fields such as web design, software development, technical assistance as well as satellite telecommunication.
I now work as a Technical Operation Engineer for one of the major european Satellite brodcasting companies with it's NOC in Turin.
Most of my hobbies and interestes are related to my professional activities, I\ve always been interested in electronics, computer programming and photography since i was a child. Growing up I had the opportunity of being in contact with professional photographer raising my interest in the field.
I practiced sports since my childhood, my first one was Basket, fora couple of years. Living in a seaside town (Porto Torres) I have been attracted by water sports, with particular interest for Kayak experimenting and practicing different variants (sea kayak, river kayak and team sports like polo kayak) for almost 7 years.
Mechanics and cars in general is another field where I always have been interested in, merging my interest for combustion engines with electronics, learning ECUs logics, creating ad-hoc ECU maps and studying it's behaviour once applied to the car.
Moved to Turin on early 2012 where i started to work for Eutelsat Broadband, one of the world's leading satellite operators with capacity commercialised on 34 satellites serving users in 150 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
My hometown, where i grow up, developed my interest in electronics and technologies, and started working firs as IT technician then as DevOps Engineer and CTO achieving an high degree of expertise.
I have been in New York for my fisrt time in 2004 on vacation, between 2006 and 2007 i've studied and worked there as a developer. Back again in 2009 mostly for conferences, business affairs and leisure, socializing with the Sardinian Society in NYC Metropolitan Area "Shardana USA".
Have been in Tampa many times, mostly for conferences and business affairs. In Tampa I incorporated my first United States Venture (Neworld Trade Company LLC).