Omar Schiaratura has worked as an IT consultant since 1999. In 2003 he received the M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Bologna. From 2003 to 2005 he has worked for the same University, in the fields of CAD, medical imaging support and 3D application support. He is a co-founder of RacoonLab ltd., a company that works on proximity networking. Since 2007, he has been with CRS4 as a software engineer, working on parallel and distributed computing and resource virtualization.