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Alessandro Chiarini

IT Professional

I am an IT professional with decennial experience. I am currently responsible for creating business partnerships in High Performance Computing and Big Data services for CINECA, the Italian leading supercomputing centre. My partners are mainly R&D engineers in manufacturing companies, preferably medium or medium large enterprises. Current topics of collaboration are Technical Computing (Computer Aided Engineering), IoT, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics. In the past I lead a R&D team of software developers. 

Work History

APR 2016Present

Team Leader - Innovation for industries


The team mission is to foster innovation and innovative processes that leverage on HPC infrastructure in industries focusing on Computer Aided Engineering applications. My role in the team is to find potential partners,to  identify funding opportunities (including regional or European funding instruments), to arrange internal policies and communication and to build a partnership on an Open Innovation model. 

Mar 2013MAR 2016

HPC Service Analyst

SCS SuperComputingSolutions

I'm responsible for High Performance Computing cloud services provided by SCS/CINECA. My customers are mainly R&D departments in leading manufacturing companies. 

  • Developed a PaaS offer for computing services. 
  • Launched a new SaaS offer for CAE applications. 
  • Managed technical support, both for pre and post sales support. 
  • Increased number of customers from 3 to 14 at the end of 2014.
  • Increased computing services revenues by 60%. 
Feb 2006Feb 2013

R&D Team Leader

SCS SuperComputingSolutions
  • Lead a medium-sized members team.
  • Implementation and monitoring of QA policies. 
  • 13 European Commission grants won. 
  • Granted more than 5M€ in budgeted funding. 
  • 10 successfully accomplished grants - the other three were being managed by CINECA after my change of position.
  • Imaging based software released for medical applications (Cefla, Breseight medical)
  • Digital medical record system for ALS (Registro Regione Umbria)
Sep 2003Jan 2006

Software Designer

Datalogic SpA

As member of a R&D team, I contributed to design, implement, test and release a new decode library for 2D imaging scanners product line. I learnt to design and implement algorithms with industry QA requirements in an embedded software contest. With my contribution, my employee could:

  • Achieve a reduction of 3rd party licensing fee costs.
  • Patent some of decoding technologies developed.


Sep 1996Jul 2002

Electronical Engineering

Università degli Studi di Bologna
  • 100/100.
  • Thesis on the development of a medical imaging software for orthopaedic applications.  
Sep 1991Jul 1996

Maturità Classica

Liceo Classico Minghetti - Bologna
  • 50/60.



Web based tools to support marketing and sales cycle (Salesforce, Zoho)
Office Automation (Microsoft, Google)

Direct Marketing (email campaigns, cold calls) and sales funnels
Technical writing

computer aided engineering

Computer Aided Engineering: Applications, Market Segmentation, FEA, CFD, parallelization on HPC, Open Source tools, Visualization

agile methodologies

Agile software development and project management methodologies (Scrum, Extreme Programming, Kanban).
Software tools.


Object Oriented Programming
Compiled Languages (C/C++, Java)
Scripting Languages (Python, Matlab, Javascript)