Massimiliano is a trainer at the RIPE NCC. In this role, he travels throughout the RIPE NCC’s service region of Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia to deliver training courses on the RIPE NCC’s services. In his past life, he was CTO, founder and owner of an ISP/ITSP/WISP, as well as a consultant with experience ranging from web technologies to carrier-grade networking topics. He is vice president of the Italian FreeBSD Users Group (GUFI). In his spare time, he likes running, hiking, and being a football (soccer) referee.