Andrea Manzi works as Data Solutions Manager at the EGI Foundation, assisting user communities in the integration of scientific applications and platforms with the EGI services and pilots and validating solutions against user requirements. He is currently Service Owner of the EGI Data services and contributing to EU H2020 Projects where the EGI Foundation is involved.
He worked 11 years at CERN and, as part of the storage team, he developed storage and data transfer solutions, led the FTS (File Transfer Service) project and participated to different EU projects ( D4Science I and II, iMarine, XDC). He has been previously employed at ISTI-CNR in Italy as research fellow. He holds a Master degree in Computer Science from the University of Pisa (Italy).