Valentino Zocca

  • Italy and USA
Valentino Zocca

Mathematical Scientist and Software Engineer

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Present

Senior Application Engineer

Five 9 Group, Inc.
Oracle, PL/SQL applications. MongoDB and Center of Excellence member.
Oct 2014 - Present

Senior Application Engineer

U.S. Census Bureau
May 2014 - Present

Mathematical Scientist

Independent Consulting
MongoDB on Windows and Linux. Machine learning techniques using Matlab.
Jul 2009 - Apr 2014

Mathematical Scientist and Lead Software Engineer

Technical lead with sole responsibility for Boeing Springfield visualisation and analysis products, as well as Mathematical consultant for analysis algorithms • Focal engineer for visualisation products suite • Sole technical manager responsible for group developing Continuously Updating Surface DEM (CUSD) program, cornerstone of Boeing GeoInt conference, for realtime DTED data visualisation using a Hadoop cluster • Directed and technically managed graphics development of Boeing 3D applications on Apple mobile devices, including creation of mathematical libraries and tools for 3D-visualization in C++, Java and Javascript • Optimized several rendering algorithms
Jun 2011 - Oct 2011

Mathematics Consultant

Sigma Space Corporation
Jan 2001 - Jan 2009

Senior Software Engineer

Senior engineer and technical lead directing an array of visualisation and analysis software with strong mathematical skills • Developed mathematical algorithms for visualization of stereo 3D-display and head-tracking software for optimal rendering • Designed and developed integration of JPEG2000 rendering and streaming capabilities inside Boeing visualization software • Led the Chem-Bio visualisation effort and gathered requirements and implemented design to win proposal for Chem-Bio analysis of chemical and biological threats • Led visualisation effort to expand import and display of weather data for NOAA, and supported rendering of different weather satellite imagery • Assisted colleagues through mathematical processes and numerical optimization


1989 - 1995


University of Maryland College Park
1992 - 1992

University of Warwick
1983 - 1988


Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza'
1978 - 1983


Liceo Scientifico Farnesina



Software Engineering




Agile Methodologies

Machine Learning