Fabrizio Marozzo received a Laurea degree in computer engineering and a Ph.D. in systems and computer engineering from University of Calabria, where he currently works as a Research Technician. In 2011-2012 he visited the Barcelona SuperComputing Center (BSC) for a research internship. His research interests include distributed systems, software engineering, cloud computing, data mining, social data analysis, and peer-to-peer networks. He co-authored several papers in conference proceedings, edited books and international journals. He has been a member of the program committee of several scientific conferences and reviewer for international journals. He was the recipient of two Italian awards for best master thesis in the ICT area: Javaday award 2010 and AICA/Confindustria thesis award 2010.