|Job Title||Program Manager|
|Organisation||Telematics Freedom Foundation|
|Registered Since||6 Apr 2009|
|Areas of Expertise||Connected TV, Community Management, User Experience and Usability, Web Analytics, Web Project Management|
Giovani started his career back in 1998, in Porto Alegre, working for PROCERGS, the data processing company for the state of Rio Grande do Sul. With solid experience in planning and analysis of web projects, he later founded his own Free Software company called WebYES! and moved to Rome to coordinate a Digital Inclusion project promoted by the Digital Youth Consortium and the Municipality of Rome. Since 2004 he works with planning and user interface for e-Participation and e-Democracy web based applications. Since 2007 he works as the Program Director for the Telematics Freedom Foundation.
Education and Qualifications
Giovani Spagnolo graduated in Computer Science from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) in Porto Alegre - Brazil, with an Executive MBA in Strategic Enterprise Management from the University of São Paulo (USP). He wrote several articles on ICT/Free Software for the Entrepreneurs Academy Portal, and he is one of the founders and activists behind the Free Software movement in Brazil, having participated in the organization of Latin America's biggest Forum on Free Software (FISL), held annually in Porto Alegre.