Enrico is a Senior Software Engineer in the R&D department of Zend Technologies. He is a core contributor of the open source projects Apigility and Zend Framework. He has been a Researcher Programmer at the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam. He is a TEDx speaker and regular speaker of international PHP conferences. He's the author of articles and books about web programming and applied cryptography. He is the co-founder of the PHP User Group of Turin, in Italy and a PHP mentor at phpmentoring.org.