Cloud Infrastructure Director, Microsoft MVP, Community Lead of Cloud Community, the Italian Community on the management and governance of cloud
Francesco Molfese obtained a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2004, subsequently starting his career in the field of Information Technology (IT). Since 2012, Francesco Molfese holds the qualification of 'Microsoft Certified Trainer' (MCT), thanks to which it was able to provide various official Microsoft courses, with a particular focus on Microsoft Azure.
In 2016, Microsoft awarded him the prestigious award of “Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) in the category "Cloud and Datacenter Management", in recognition of his deep technical expertise and commitment to Microsoft and the technical communities.
Currently, at the company where he works, Francesco holds the position of Director of the “Cloud Infrastructure” Business Unit. In this role, he is responsible for the company's technical strategy in the reference market. He defines, guides and shares the organizational vision, technological and strategic nature of the Business Unit. Supervises team activities, coordinates research and development and manages organizational aspects, procedural and financial aspects of the Business Unit.
More in detail, the “Cloud Infrastructure” Business Unit is divided into two working groups. One group deals with virtualization, hyperconverged solutions and cloud infrastructures, also managing Data Protection solutions, Disaster Recovery, monitoring, governance and automation. The second working group, instead, focuses on Modern Networking, designing network architectures for digital transformation through an innovative approach, with integrated and safe solutions.
Francesco Molfese holds the role of Community Lead of the Cloud Community, Italian point of reference for cloud management and governance. This community is dedicated to disseminating news and insights about the world of cloud, with a focus on business needs. Furthermore, Francesco frequently participates as a speaker in the main IT Pro conferences at European level.