Profile 1_MVPGianni Rosa Gallina is an Italian Software Architect/Developer in VR/AR field. He has more than 10 years of experience in Microsoft and .NET technologies. He worked with BEPS Engineering since 2007, he is Pluralsight Author since 2013 and graduated MSc Information Technology Engineer at the Polytechnic of Turin in 2009.

Since 2011 he has been awarded Microsoft MVP in the Windows Development category (previously Embedded/IoT). In 2011 he won the second prize at the international hobbyist competition Microsoft Embedded Spark.

Microsoft Most Valuable ProfessionalMCSD Logo

App Builder Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer:

  • Windows Store Apps using C#
  • Web Applications

Microsoft Specialist in:

  • Programming in C#
  • Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

 Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist for:

  • Microsoft SpecialistMicrosoft Certified Technology Specialist Windows Embedded CE 6.0
  • Windows Mobile 6.5
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7
  • .NET Framework 4 Applications

Currently, as head of Immotionar division, he's focusing on Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality solutions, Computer Vision and wearables, using and integrating Oculus Rift, GearVR, Microsoft Kinect, Leap Motion, Android, Android Wear, Unity3D.

Meanwhile, he's still interested on Windows Store/Windows Phone Apps development, cross-platform mobile apps development with Xamarin  and the cloud, with projects with Silverlight, ASP.NET MVC, Umbraco CMS and Microsoft Azure.

Gianni is also a trainer for Windows Embedded CE 6.0, Windows Embedded Standard 7 and the new Windows Embedded 8 Standard. In addition to official Microsoft courses, he is involved in academic and research activities: student internships and degree thesis projects tutoring; support, courses and seminars about Windows Embedded for engineering schools and Polythecnic of Turin.

He is an active member of the local Microsoft technology community: TTG - Torino Technologies Group.

Gianni has interests and knowledge that cover almost all IT areas. Especially he has sound programming experiences in C#, C++, C (also low-level Windows CE 6 driver development), Java (desktop and Android), Visual Basic and network/web programming with C, HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, ASP, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC.

His interests vary from web-based programming to computer-graphics, 3D animation and modeling, music and digital processing, networking, design and user experience, film-making and video post-production, photo editing, videogames.

He likes coding, architecting, thinking from scratch ideas and how to realize them, solving problems (especially if they are difficult or if people thinks they're almost impossible to be solved), designing software and other things, trying and studying the latest technology things and search for new solutions.

Skills include attitude to own initiative, ability to self-teach and team working. He is ambitious and smart and when he starts something, nothing can't stop him to achieve all the goals and to fit all the requirements. He always want to be up to date about latest technology trends and he's thirsty of knowledge.

Other interests include general science, artificial intelligence, computer-human interaction, user interfaces, design patterns, astronomy, philosophy, foreign languages, games and many other things.

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