Andrea Tarocchi (a.k.a. Valdar) is an open source enthusiast since 2000, computer passionate since 8 years old (C64 and LOGO anyone?).
After his graduation won a research grant on Application Integration, he worked in Healthcare industry, mostly solving integration problems with Apache camel, then moved to Red Hat through a number of roles: currently a Senior Software Engineer.
Been lucky to work with and contribute to some great open source project, like Apache Camel and Drools to mention a few.