Fabio Santini is the Director of the Developer Experience and Evangelism Division. His role, directly reporting to CEO Carlo Purassanta, is to guide the constant commitment towards young people, developers and IT professionals by defining strategies and actions to provide technological tools and development opportunities allowing anyone to turn ideas into tangible projects that can contribute to the country’s competitiveness. In line with the new name of the Developer Experience and Evangelism Division – previously Developer and Platform Evangelism – the team led by Santini will indeed be increasingly focused on the frontiers of innovation, intended as the ability to offer cutting-edge tools to enable the planning and entrepreneurship of individuals and create a virtuous circle of innovation.
Fabio Santini boasts 12 years of experience at Microsoft, and over the last year he held the position of Director of the Server & Tools Division (today’s Cloud & Enterprise). Previously, he was a member of the Enterprise and Partner Division in the role of Business Productivity Sales Manager at the Windows Azure incubation team and before that, he worked in the Developer Platform Evangelism Division as Developer Evangelist and guided the Partner Technology Advisor and Partner Strategy and Program teams within the Small and Medium Enterprises and Partners Division.
Before joining Microsoft, he worked as R&D Manager in a software house. Born in 1971, he is father to two children and loves spending his free time playing soccer and going to the cinema.