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Leonardo Favario

Open Source Project Leader of the Department for the Digital Transformation at the Italian Government. He is responsible for the open source strategy which involves Developers Italia, the publiccode.yml specification, the new National guidelines and the catalogue of open source software created by public administrations and available for reuse. Leonardo is a free and open source software advocate since a very young age. He holds a PhD in computer and control engineering and he has been a Fulbright BEST scholar in California where he also worked on the development of some open source platforms at Stanford University.