Lorenzo Villani

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Please contact me only for remote positions or jobs located in or around Livorno and Pisa.

If you don’t know anything about computers, just remember that they are machines that do exactly what you tell them but often surprise you in the result.

– Richard Dawkins, The Blind Watchmaker

Personal Details

Location Livorno Area, Italy
Mail lorenzo@villani.me
Web https://lorenzo.villani.me



Work Experience

Senior Software Developer at Develer

March 2013 - Present

Senior software developer at Develer, a software consultancy firm based in Italy.

Key roles and personal achievements:

Co-Founder and Android Director at Kiwi S.r.L.

2010 - 2013

Directed the development of the Android application, implemented features and created supporting tools and frameworks. Helped the company pivot from an iOS-only approach to a client-server cross-platform architecture, in order to expand the user base. Made technical choices about the server platform, set coding standards and adopted Agile development processes. For a while handled the simultaneous development of both the server and Android app before switching to focus exclusively on Android.

Summer of Code Student at Google

April 2008 - September 2008

Worked on the Kexi project (a FLOSS alternative to Microsoft Access, part of the Calligra office suite) to make data entry forms available over a Web interface. The server side component was developed in C/C++ using the Qt and Pion frameworks.


Other Experiences


University of Florence

2010 - (Dropout)

ISCED 5, Computer Science


Liceo Scientifico Guido Castelnuovo

2004 - 2009

ISCED 3, Sciences


Language Understanding Speaking Writing
Italian Native Native Native
English C2 C1 C1
French A2 A2 A2
German A1 A1 A1

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