According to Namex Charter, the Board of Directors has the powers and competencies for the management of the consortium, in representation of the consortium members.
The Board of Directors is appointed by the general meeting of consortium members and is vested with the broadest powers for the ordinary and extraordinary management of the Consortium, without any exceptions and has the power to perform all the deeds that it deems appropriate for the implementation and attainment of the corporate purposes, with the sole exception of those absolutely reserved by law to the Meeting.
Born in Rome on November 12, 1952, he started his career in the ICT sector in 1970 as an expert in IT systems and software projects. Since the beginning, he has been involved in research and development in the IT sector. In 1985, together with two partners, he founded Unidata which is dedicated to microinformatics, networks and system integration. He is among the precursors in the Italian Internet Industry, active since 1994, becoming one of the first consultants in the ISP sector. He is President of the Namex Consortium since April 2019 and Vice President of AIIP, the Italian Internet Provider Association.
Born in Naples, Rosario Pingaro is an engineer and entrepreneur. Graduated at the top of the class in Engineering at Federico II University in Naples in 1997, he also got a MBA at the STOA’ Business School in 1999.
Always enthusiastic about computers, the Internet, technological innovation and local development, after living for a short time in New York where he earned the Series7 brokerage license by NASD, Ing. Pingaro started his entrepreneurial career and founded Italycom S.r.l. to bridge the extensive digital divide in Southern Italy using the HiperLAN wireless technology. This earned the newly founded company the Marrama Award in the business category in 2004, an award launched by the newspaper Il Denaro and the Banco di Napoli Foundation.
At present, Ing. Rosario Pingaro is the Chairman, CEO and CTO of Convergenze S.p.A., a multi-utility company he founded in 2005, that specializes in Wi-Fi and FTTH technologies as well as electricity, gas and sustainable mobility. Also, since 2013 Ing. Pingaro has been serving as President of the Capaccio-Paestum Cooperative Credit Bank in the town of Capaccio. In early 2017, he was awarded the Primula D’Oro-Oscar Award of Cilento in the category of entrepreneurship.
Executive Director (CEO)
Currently CEO at Namex Rome IXP, where he has been contributing since 1996. A Physic graduate, he has been for some years a Magnetic Monopole hunter for Caltech University in an Italian underground laboratory. In 1996 he moved into Internet Services joining Caspur, a university consortium based in Rome where the Rome IXP was born in 1995. Head of Network and Infrastructure at Caspur, after the merger with Cineca he became the Head of the Hosting BU. He’s one of the authors of OpenWisp, an open-source system that has contributed to the development of public Wifi Services inside the Italian local public administration. He has been recognized by the European Union as an Expert in the field of Internet and Telecommunications.
Mr. Alfredo Giordano has Master’s degrees in Engineering from Turin Polytechnic. He is a networking and engineering enthusiast with over fifteen years of experience in the operational and executive management of telecommunications technologies and services, with practical experience in network planning, network operations management and Internet Service Providers development. Mr. Giordano has functioned as CEO of Warian, Italian ISP, since October 2011 and has worked extensively in the regulated market as well as in custom services. He has also successfully conducted consultancies across Europe in the area of network training and high availability design for different industry players. Prior to Warian Mr. Giordano was involved in several technical positions in the USA and the Caribbean.
Domenico Jannelli is the Director Network Strategy EMEA at Akamai Technology, the world’s largest CDN. Domenico and his team have the responsibility of establishing and developing relationships with hundreds of Network Operators across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before Akamai Domenico was Sales Director at Tata Communications and Sales Manager at Cable and Wireless.
Danilo Lanzoni, with more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications and networking is currently in charge of IP Engineering at Wind Tre, with responsibility of IP/MPLS network and IP Services engineering. Information Science engineer, graduated in Politecnico di Milano in 1996, before Wind Tre he was responsible for IP Engineering in Wind Telecomunicazioni and for Data & IP Network engineering in Infostrada. Before that he was involved in CATV networks design for cable operators in Europe.
Giuseppe Roberto Opilio
The Engineer Giuseppe Roberto Opilio is a senior executive expert in the telecommunications industry where he has worked in the last 20 years covering various top positions in the Telecom Italia Group from 1999 to 2016. In particular, he was Director of Human Resources for TIM, he created the Open Access Division of Telecom Italia, subsequently extending the responsibility to the entire Technology area and finally to all the Operations. Since 2016 he is Senior Advisor for Huawei in Italy and Regional Expert for the Connecting European Broadband Fund (CEBF) for Southern Europe.
Quintino Pallante is the founder of INTERFIBRA, Italian ISP, which is dedicated to wireless and fiber networks. He began his experience in 1998 with the management and development of a provider-mantainer in central Italy. He is also the owner and executive chairman of local television broadcasting channels, radio stations and newspapers. For over 20 years, the media group have been dedicated to developing software and networks to broadcast their content via streaming and IP TV.
Mr. Peritore has been a NaMeX board member since 2010. After a videogame coding experience, in 1995 he founded Panservice, one of the oldest Italian ISP, and has been working for more than twenty years in the Internet Access Services industry. Mr. Peritore is also President of AIIP, the Italian Internet Provider Association, and has a deep on-field knowledge of both networking infrastructure and interconnection regulatory and policy issues.
Carlo Sansone is Full Professor of Computer Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Università Federico II di Napoli, Italy. His research interests are in the areas of image analysis, pattern recognition and data mining. From an applicative point of view, his main contributions were in the fields of biomedical image analysis, intrusion detection in computer networks, biometrics and image forensics. Prof. Sansone has authored over 180 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings.
Antonio Soldati has been working in the Telecommunications industry for 25 years, and since 2014 he is the head of IP Core & Transport Engineering for TIM. An electrical engineer and former navy officer, he has direct experience in all technical aspects of production, from R&D to field deployment. He has been involved in peering matters and has been member of Namex Technical Committee for many years.
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