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Birth: 17/11/1973, Siena,Italy 

17 years Software Architect, Data Infrastructure Engineer and Digital Manager focusing on IotBig Data, Cloud and Near Real Time Architecture. 5 years Data scientist working on hybrid data model, statistical model and human model.

Work experience

May 2017Current

Digital Technical Product Manager & Data Architect

Baker Hughes a GE Company

Developing IOT digital product in the field of Oil & Gas 

My main responsibility is to build BHGE Digital product. Activities:

  • Product's feature definition and validation
  • IT Architecture definition
  • Scrum Product Management
  • Big Data Analytics definition and proposal
  • Machine, Digital Twins and Physics Based analytics
  • Support the development of Value Proposition
  • UX Design validation and user's story  proposal
  • Project Management, Agile, Lean

I 'm currently work in 2 projects  and 2 products in the field of Oil & Gas as Technical Product Manager & Sw Architect.

Technologies: Docker, MeSOS, Kubernetes, AWS, DynamoDB, E2C, IOT, Google Big Table, Azure Data Lake, data Lake Analytics, AWS Lambda Predix, Microservices, Java 8/9, CF, Spring, Spring Cloud, Spring Security, Python, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kibana, M2M, IOT, SCADA,  Kafka, RabbitMQ, Machine Learning , Polymer, Angular, Maven, Git, Github, JIRA, Rally, AHA!, Jenkins, CheckMarx, Puppet, Rest, SOAP, Solr, Hive, ORC, HYSYS, PetroSIM

Dec 2014May 2017

Engineer Technical Leader & Data Architect

General Electric Oil & Gas

Developing big data project and IOT infrastructure 

During this period I have developed 5 products in field of data acquisition and data processing; my major responsibility was developing architecture able to consume big amount of data (time series signals).


  • IT Architecture definition
  • Big Data Analytics development
  • Big Data Platform development 
  • Team coordination (SCRUM Master)


  • Data acquisition 1 GB/hour from edge device
  • 27.000 events processed every minute
  • 640 servers infrastructure
  • reliability 24x7

I worked in 5 International projects in the field of Oil & Gas as Team and Technical Leader and Senior Architect.

Technologies: OSGI, AWS, E2C, IOT, Predix, Microservice, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Java 7/8, CF, Spring, Python, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, Historian TS, TSDB, Hadoop, Redis, M2M, IOT, SCADA, OpenTSDB, KairosDB, Solr, HiveQL, Parquet, ORC, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Machine Learning , Polymer, AngularJS, Splunk, Maven, Git, Github, JIRA, Rally, AHA!, Jenkins, Nagios, CheckMarx, Rest, SOAP, ETL, Nginx, Flink

Sep 2012Dec 2014

Team Leader & Software Architect

Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA

Development of Automotive System

Analysis of Automotive system and Machine Tracking on Automotive projects. 

 My main responsibilities :

  • Near Realtime System development,
  • Component Analysis,
  • Development and Junior Developers Coordination,
  • Test group assessment,
  • Deploy Support
  • Tolling component functional analysis, SOA Integration (SAP-FI)

I worked in International projects in the field of Automotive as Team Leader and Senior Architect.

Technologies: Weblogic, JMS, EJB, Websphere, SpagoBI, Oraccle Spatial, GIS, JBOSS, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL,  Java 6/7, Spring, PHP, Hadoop, C/C++, Android,JSF, AngularJS, Javascript, Maven, Git, Github, JIRA, Jenkins, Sonar, FindBugs, Rest, SOAP

Jan 2007Sep 2012

Chief Technology Officer & Software Architect

Etruria Innovazione SCpA

Director of MIUR Human Computer Interaction Laboratory

I coordinated major projects (over 1,700,000 € budget) in the field of Database and Business Intelligence for bank and public institution.  I was involved in eProcurement in public administration.  I learned to work with a focus in critical interdisciplinary computer-related legal aspects and logistics information that a government must observe. I promoted a continued focus on new emerging technologies such as WiMax, GPS, DTT, GPRS, Reliable Distributed Systems in Info-mobility and Health. I promoted the process of ISO: 9001 company and the accreditation of the laboratory to the MIUR of development that I direct.

  • Design and development of solutions in the field of ICT.
  • Preliminary design, feasibility and execution.
  • Management of the Technical Group (8 units + 1)
  • Definition of the software development life cycle (SDLC) using Agile methodology.

I worked in 14 European projects in the field of Business process, innovation and Knowledge management. I coordinated 2 european projects.

I worked in more than 30 Regional/national projects in the field of R&D.

Technologies: Weblogic, JMS, EJB, , Webshpere, JBOSS, Tomcat, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL,   Java 5/6/7, Spring, PHPC/C++, JSF,  Javascript, Maven, Git, SVN, C#, .NET, SQL Server, ASP.NET, ASP, SOAP, WPF, WCF

Jan 2006Dec 2006

Senior Developer & Product Manager

ION Trading srl

Research and Development of Finacial Products 

During this period I was part of the middleware research and development of key technologies of the platform ION Trading, with emphasis on the development of ION Java API and C / C + +. My business is mainly concentrated in the introduction of new technologies to increase performance and reduce latency data transmission and communication between processes. Then, I was involved in the development of solutions for managing security and access rights to the data by introducing new encryption technologies, policy management and licensing management.

Technologies: Java, C/C++, Bloomberg, MarketView, .NET, C#


Chief Technology Officer & Product Manager

Etruria Innovazione SCpA

Research and Development of Multimedia and Knowledge Systems

I promoted new IT  technolgy and product.

Main activities:

  • Design and development of solutions in the field of ICT.
  • Preliminary design, feasibility and execution.
  • Management of the Technical Group (5 units + 1)
  • Definition of the software development life cycle (SDLC) using Agile methodology.

I was involved in 7 Regional/national projects in the field of PA.

Technologies: Weblogic,  JMS, EJB, , JBOSS, Tomcat, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL,  Java 5/6, Spring, PHP, C/C++, JSF,  Javascript, ANT, SVN, C#, .NET, SQL Server, ASP.NET, ASP

Jan 2001Dec 2004

President & Team Leader

Metaresearch srl

Research and Development new products

I worked on the development and design of the solution and / or products in the field of Content and Knowledge Management with attention on all aspects of natural language analysis. I collaborated with the University of Siena for the development of intelligent systems based on genetic algorithms and text mining, and with the CNR of Pisa Department of Computational Linguistics.

Technologies: Webspehere, JMS, EJB, , JBOSS, Tomcat, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL,  Java 5/6, Spring, PHP, C/C++, JSF,  Javascript, ANT, SVN, C#, .NET, SQL Server, ASP.NET, ASP, Visual C++


Consultant Engineer

University of Siena

Research and Development of Multimedia and Knowledge Systems

Development of navigation software for multimedia, high-resolution images of large (> 3GB). Development of Electrophoretic Software analysis

Technologies: Tomcat, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL,  Java , C/C++, JSF, ANT, SVN, SQL Server, ASP, Visual C++


  1. We are inventors - Dec 2018 by BHGE
  2. Customers determine our success - Sep 2016 by GE Oil & Gas
  3. Predix Builder Influencer - Jul 2016  by GE Digital
  4. Empower and inspire each other  - Jan 2016  by GE Corporate
  5. Learn and adapt to win - Nov 2015  by GE Oil &Gas
  6. European Network - Feb 2010  by European Community
  7. Dire & Fare - Feb 2008  by Regione Toscana



Doctorate - PhD

Università degli Studi di Siena

Bioinformatic and Neuroscience

Thesis : Feature-based information processing of selective attention


Engineer Master's Degree - MSc

Università degli Studi di Siena

Telecommunication Engineer

Thesis: Image Processing



Oracle certified 1Z0-803 – OC1280222

Oracle University

Java 7 Certified


Green Belt Certified

Six Sigma

Lean Project Management and Quality Certification


Scrum Fundamentals Certified


SCRUM and Agile


Predix Developer Certified

General Electric

Predix Cloud certification, Cloud Foundry, Microservices, Spring Boot


Product Managment

Value Proposition, Market Validation, Technical Product Management, UX Definition

Agile Develoment

SCRUM, Lean Development, XP, Kanban

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Cloud Foundry, AWS,, AWS EC2, AWS ECS Predix Cloud,Docker, Kubernetes

Software Architect

Spring, Quartz, OSGI, Karaf, AngularJS, JEE, JPA, JNA, Oracle Weblogic, WebSphere, JBOSS, Tomcat, Oracle DB, Oracle Warehouse Builder, Oracle Spatial, Oracle PL/SQL, RichFaces4, Angular, AngularJS, EJB, SOAP, JMS, JAAS, UML 2.0, .NET, WPF, WCF, ASP.NET, SQL Server, Visual C++, Android, Maven, Gradle, MVC,  Apache, Ngnix, ETL, Talend, Play, Bower, NodeJS, Grunt, Gulp, Bootstrap, SASS, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Pattern Programming

Software Developer

Java, C/C++, Javascript, Typescript, C#, Scala, Python, Matlab, Bash, GO, Kotlin, Secure Development, TDD, Unit Test, Functional Test, Integration Test, Agile development, Pair Programming, Design Pattern, SOA, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence, GIT, SVN

Big Data Engineer

CassandraSpark, HBase, Hadoop, Sqoop, Microservices, RabbitMQ, Redis,  Docker, Mesos, GE Historian, ElasticSearch, OpenTSDB, KairosDB, Solr, HiveQL, Parquet, ORC, Kafka

Data Scientist

Statistic, Bayesian Model, Monte Carlo Model, NLP, Neural Network, Regression Analysis, Matlab, Python, SPSS, R

  • English : fluent
  • French : scholar
  • Italian : mother tongue


Number of project  or Number prublications+award / technology


  1. Giacomo Veneri and Antonio Capasso, Hands On Industrial Internet of Things, Packt, 2018Book 
  2. Lorenzo Anardu, Roberto Baldi, Umberto Antonio Cicero, Riccardo Giomi, Giacomo Veneri, Maven Build Customization, Packt, 2014, Book Chapter
  3. Veneri G, Pretegiani E, Fargnoli F, Rosini F, Vinciguerra C, Federighi P, Federico A, Rufa A. Spatial ranking strategy and enhanced peripheral vision discrimination optimize performance and efficiency of visual sequential search. Eur J Neurosci. 2014 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12639.
  4. Giacomo Veneri, Antonio Federico, Alessandra Rufa , Evaluating the influence of motor control on selective attention through a stochastic model: the paradigm of motor control dysfunction in cerebellar patient, 2013, Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:162423.
  5. Giacomo Veneri, Francesca Rosini, Alessandra Rufa , Vision and Cerebellum: Evaluating the Influence of Motor Control on Cognitive Execution through Multiscale Wavelet Entropy International Journal of Brain and Cognitive Sciences 1 (2), 6-10 , 2012
  6. Giacomo Veneri, Francesca Rosini, Pamela Federighi, Antonio Federico, Alessandra Rufa , Evaluating gaze control on a multi-target sequencing task: the distribution of fixations is evidence of exploration optimization, 2011, Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol42/2 pp.235-244 2012
  7. VENERI, P. PIU, F. ROSINI, P. FEDERIGHI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Automatic Eye Fixations Identification based on Analysis of Variance and Covariance ' 2011  PATTERN RECOGNITION LETTERS; vol32/13 pp.1588-1593 2011
  8. VENERI, E. PRETEGIANI, F. ROSINI, P. FEDERIGHI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Evaluating the human ongoing visual search performance by eye tracking application and sequencing tests ' (journal, 2011)  COMPUTER METHODS AND PROGRAMS IN BIOMEDICINE; (accepted on 2011)
  9. VENERI, P. FEDERIGHI, F. ROSINI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Spike removal through multiscale wavelet and entropy analysis of ocular motor noise: a case study in patients with cerebellar disease ' (journal, 2011)  JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE METHODS, Vol.26, 1555 - 1563
  10. VENERI, E. PRETEGIANI, P. FEDERIGHI, F. ROSINI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Evaluating Human Visual Search Performance by Monte Carlo methods and Heuristic model ' (In Proceeding, 2010) , IEEE International Conference  on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine, Corfu (Grecia) dal 3/11/2010 al 6/11/2010
  11. VENERI, P. PIU, P. FEDERIGHI, F. ROSINI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Eye Fixations Identification based on Statistical Analysis - Case study ' (2010)  The 2nd International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing , Vol.1, 446 - 451
  12. VENERI, P. FEDERIGHI, F. ROSINI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Influences of Data Filtering on Human-Computer Interaction by Gaze-Contingent Display and Eye Tracking Applications ' (2010)  Computers in Human Behavior , Vol.26, 1555 - 1563
  13. FEDERIGHI, F. ROSINI, G. VENERI, E. PRETEGIANI, M. T. DOTTI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Prosaccade and antisaccade performances in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2 and other genetic ataxias ' (journal, 2010)  NEUROLOGY, Vol.74, A387 - A387
  14. RUFA, G. VENERI, E. PRETEGIANI, F. ROSINI, N. R. POLIZZOTTO, P. FEDERIGHI, A. FEDERICO - 'Abnormal visual-spatial exploration and sequencing abilities in patients with hereditary ataxias ' (2009)  2009 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience. Online , Vol. 2009, 47.9 - 47.9
  15. VENERI, A. RUFA, G. DE MURTAS, P. FEDERIGHI, M. TAGLIAFERRI, J. SEMMOLONI, C. CIANCHI, G. ROSSI, M. PACINI, M. MANCUSO - 'ERACLE project : using IT technologies and tele-rehabilitation on home assistance for cognitive rehabilitation '  (2009)  EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, Vol.16, 318 - 318
  16. RUFA, P. FEDERIGHI, G. VENERI, F. ROSINI, E. PRETEGIANI, A. FEDERICO - 'Effect of memantine on saccadic intrusion in a case of Hereditary Spinocerebellar Ataxia ' 2009  EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, Vol.16, 595 - 595
  17. VENERI, P. FEDERIGHI, E. PRETEGIANI, F. ROSINI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Eye Tracking - Stimulus Integrated Semi Automatic Case Base System ' ( 2009)  Proceeding of The 13th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics , Vol.2, 45 - 46
  18. RUFA, P. FEDERIGHI, E. PRETEGIANI, N. R. POLIZZOTTO, G. VENERI, G. CEVENINI, A. FEDERICO - 'Saccade Abnormalities and Sequencing Ability in Patients with Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2 Compared with Other Hereditary Spinocerebellar Ataxias ' (2009)  NEUROLOGY, Vol.72 , A185 - A186
  19. VENERI, P. FEDERIGHI, F. ROSINI, E. PRETEGIANI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'The role of latest fixation on ongoing visual search a model to evaluate the selection mechanism 2009 , 3rd Rovereto Attention Workshop: Attention and Awareness, Rovereto (Italy) dal 29/10/2009 al 31/10/2009
  20. PRETEGIANI, G. VENERI, P. FEDERIGHI, N. R. POLIZZOTTO, G. CEVENINI, F. ROSINI, M. T. DOTTI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Using a simplified trail making test B to assess visuo-spatial and sequencing abilities in hereditary spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) '  (2009)  MOVEMENT DISORDERS, Vol.24, S18 - S19
  21. VENERI, N. R. POLIZZOTTO, P. FEDERIGHI, A. FEDERICO, A. RUFA - 'Using Simplified Trial Making Test B to evaluate ongoing learning capabilities on visual search '  2008, 2nd Rovereto Attention Workshop: Attention and Motor Control, Rovereto (Italy) dal 23/10/2008 al 25/10/2008

National Publications

  1. Giacomo Veneri, Le nuove specifiche JSP 2.0, Computer programming, July 2004.
  2. Giacomo Veneri e Francesco Bini, Errori in Java, DEV Speciale Errori, February2005.
  3. Giacomo Veneri e Valeria Abbate, Aspetti legali della realizzaione di sistemi di e-Commerce e e-Procurement, DEV Speciale B2B, March 2005.
  4. Giacomo Veneri, Best practice per la creazione di un sistema di e-Commerce o eProcurement, DEV Speciale B2B, March 2005.
  5. Giacomo Veneri, Speciale DBXML: prodotto XML nativi e non, Computer Programming, May 2005.
  6. Giacomo Veneri e Francesco Bini, Errori nella Programmazione Multhreading e Database, DEV Speciale Errori,Sept 2005.
  7. Giacomo Veneri, Speciale DTT: Lo standard DVB-T e gli scenari futuri, Computer Programming, Sept 2005.
  8. Giacomo Veneri, Speciale Mobile: NEMO/W un progetto di infomobilità per la gestione delle merci, Computer Programming, Sept2005.
  9. Bud Bruegger, Giacomo Veneri Speciale Smart Card: La carta elletronica del cittadino e dei servizi, Computer Programming, jan 2006.

Research Activities

  1. Referee for IEEE / ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  2. Collaboration with University of Siena School of Medicine in the field of Neurology and Biomedical Systems and School of Engineering 
  3. Knowldge Management, Semantic Web & Data geographic
  4. GA (Genetic Algorithms)
  5. Adaptive Multimedia Systems
  6. Collaboration with National Research Center - ILC:
  7. Natural Language and Text Mining
  8. Machine Learning (Bioinformatic)


  • FS/VC.-PCT27844 – “Dispositivo di analisi del sistema nervoso centrale attraverso l’applicazione di stimoli di diversa natura combinati tra loro e lo studio delle corrispondenti reazioni" (Domanda di Brevetto Internazionale PCT/IT2010/000300)

Military Service

Required Military Service fullfilled. Mar 2001- Dec 2001