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Francesco Sferlazza


Location: Milan, Italy


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


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Italian Agile Group


Francesco works at ING Bank Italy, Milan based, where is Chief Transition Officer. His role is to drive the company in the adoption of the agile methodologies, helping the bank (business & IT) to compete in the digital era.

Francesco Sferlazza holds an Executive Master in CIO and a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II

Formerly, he served at HPE as Strategist (Global Solution Architect team for the NFV market). He also worked in Italtel as Head of the Product Development (250+ people), in charge of both software and hardware development.

Francesco has also served as solutions architect at Alcatel-Lucent and, as consultant, was committed in several ICT projects involving different technologies and players.

Since 1990, Francesco worked extensively as code-warrior on several ICT projects. His work has focused on Software Engineering, multimedia platforms (web-TV, web-gaming, IPTV, digital signage, Content Delivery Networks, Content Management Systems) as well as IT Banking Projects.


His emphasis has been on the agile adoption (SCRUM, XP)  in several projects and groups. He is creative, proactive, tenacious and has a wonderful can-do attitude.

Francesco has served as solutions architect at Alcatel-Lucent and Italtel and, as consultant, for several ICT projects involving different technologies and players.

He has created from scratch several applications, ranging from e-commerce services to on-line auctions, game and content management systems.

He also has strong experience in pre-sales activities, offerings and business development. He participated in multi-site projects in France, Belgium, UK and Argentina.

Francesco is Certified Scrum Master (2008), Certified SCRUM Professional (2010), Certified Product Owner  (2012). All the Scrum certifications & trainings were accomplished thanks to Craig Larman who was personally available as coach on site.

Francesco holds the “Executive Master CIO Campus” ed. 2012 from the  ELIS ICT Management and MIP Politecnico di Milano – School of Management.  Awarded as Best Project work 2012.



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