I was born in Ticino (the southern part of Switzerland where people speak Italian) in 1974. I lived there until 1993 when I moved to Zürich to study computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
After graduation I joined the Laboratory for Software Technology under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Gross to work in the field of compiler construction. I defended my thesis Approximating the Worst-Case Execution Time of Soft Real-Time Applications in March 2005.
After working for three month as as a compiler engineer at Freescale Semiconductor in Schlieren, Zürich, Switzerland I joined in November 2005 the Information and Communication Services of the ETH Zurich.
Since May 2008 I am head of the Web Applications and Identity Management group of the Information and Communication Services of the ETH Zurich.
Since October 2010 I moved to Bern.
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