Fulvio

Fulvio Salanitro

ABOUT ME

Fulvio Salanitro works in information technology (IT) since 2001. He worked for several years as a freelance and, later, as senior systems engineer for a multinational company. In 2006 he joined Microsoft Global Partner Services (GPS). Since then, he supported Microsoft partners in their projects with consulting and trainings activities. His specialties are Microsoft virtualization solutions, messaging and collaboration, but in particular Microsoft Online Services.

Over the years, he had the opportunity to participate as a speaker in various events: the Italian edition of the WPC, the Unified Communications Conference, the launch of products such as Office 365 and international trainings such as the Microsoft Practice Accelerator and Jumpstart.

Fulvio has successfully achieved the following technical certifications: MCT, MCSA, MCTS, MCITP, MCP related to Windows Server and Clients, SharePoint and Office 365.

He recently changed is role and he is now a Senior Technical Advisor (Office 365) and act as Lead for the EMEA Exchange Online POD in Microsoft.

  • Date of birth
    July 23th 1980
  • Languages
    Italian, English, German (Basic), French (Basic)
  • Hobbies
    Animation, Photography, Manga, Robotic

Few Testimonials from Linkedin

Fulvio is one of the most reliable engineer that I managed. Honest, seroius and clear, he is always open to learn and improve in every situation. He is an employee that every manager would like to have

Roberto Bertolotti – Dynamics Support Manager for Western Europe and MEA at Microsoft

Fulvio is one of the brightest professional with whom I have ever worked. I’ve been lucky to work closely with a person like him because he is always ready to help people and I learned so much from him

Francesco Diaz – Cloud Solutions Manager at Insight

Fulvio opera nel servizio prevendita di Microsoft, che è un servizio fondamentale anche per i partners più competenti, aiuta ad affrontare correttamente le sfide che quotidianamente i clienti ci propongono, è molto efficiente, dinamico, competente e tecnicamente molto valido, riesce a comprendere le varie sfaccettature delle richieste inoltrate, e a gestirle con tempestività riuscendo a relazionandosi molto bene con il partner interlocutore, dimostrando anche notevoli propensioni alla cura e alla gestione dei rapporti umani.

Marcello Tonarelli – Solutions Architect at VAR Group S.p.A.

I had the pleasure to work with Fulvio for some year. He helped me in more case with very fast, professional ad great competence. He know a lot of Microsoft Tecnologies and non and is very clear in explaining .

Giovanni Penazzato – Consultant

I was fortunate and pleased to be able to count on his valuable and accurate support during the various migration projects to the Office platform 365

Dino Besozzi – IT Consultant presso Cegeka Italia

Fulvio é senza ombra di dubbio un professionista estremamente attento al risultato finale. A prescindere dalle competenze tecniche (più che adeguate al ruolo che ricopre) si evidenzia per la capacità di comprendere istantaneamente esigenze, criticità e obiettivi dell’interlocutore. Personalmente sono molto soddisfatto della consulenza ricevuta e, nello specifico caso del progetto per cui ho richiesto il suo supporto, lo stesso Fulvio Salanitro ha rappresentato il valore aggiunto che ha trasformato in tempi incredibilmente brevi un progetto critico in un “fiore all’occhiello” tanto per me che per il cliente finale.

Bernardino Monticelli – Expert consultant presso Comedata

Fulvio has a strong knowledge on IT infrastructure as well as an excellent tendency to became familiar with new technologies
He’s extremely competent in IT services management and has a huge technical experience.
Working with Fulvio is something that I suggest without reserve to anyone that has the chance to, as it will without a doubt bring to success and mutual satisfaction

Piero Varriale – Sales Manager CRM Division at Horsa S.p.A.

I worked with Fulvio in a proof of concept for a customer in evaluating Office 365 features for about 1 thousand users.
Fulvio was very efficient in providing the right directions and suggestions, both from a technical and a business point of view

Silvio Accomando – Owner at Torre Informatica Srl

Fulvio is without doubt one of the most rapid and responsive professional with whom I worked; the speed does not preclude accuracy and hardly ever leave any doubt, even going beyond what is asked.

Marco Rossi – Service and Delivery Manager at Venticento S.r.l

Fulvio is a person you can trust and put your life in his hands. I could spend tons of words on his tech, problem solving skills, passion for customers etc etc but given my first statement, do you really need anything else? just in case feel free to reach me directly and I could talk hours about how great is Fulvio

Roberto D’Angelo – Online Learning Lead @ Microsoft & CEO @ FightTheStroke.org

Grazie a professionisti come Fulvio, “Microsoft Partner” non è solo un marchio ma un supporto concreto, puntuale e preciso.

Nicolangelo Tartaglia – Project & Transition Manager at LEONET S.r.l (VAR Group)

I worked with Fulvio in an number of cases regarding Office 365 and its integration with Telecom resellers. He was one of the most helpful Microsoft counterparts that I’ve had in client support. He is very direct and result oriented and helped in improving the quality of service provided.

Joao Gouveia e Melo – Cloud Product Manager

Fulvio is an expert in Microsoft products, excellent professional, great communicator, proactive and highly result oriented.

Isabel Marquez – EMBA, Global Service Manager en Vodafone Group Services Limited

Fulvio is very professional man, with a very good technical expertise. Highly motivated, always positive, and very effective, a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend Fulvio and want to work again with him.

Thierry Miot – Chef de Produit chez Sewan

Fluvio is very efficient to found solution for the customers.
he have some good knowledge of the technicals solutions , and he find very quickly the good process or the good staff to solve the problems.
I m very enjoy to work with him.

Marc Grislin – Responsable Processus et Système d’information CLOUD

 

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EXPERIENCE

Senior Technical Advisor (Office 365) / Exchange Online POD Lead - Microsoft

April 2015 to NOW

Ensuring Microsoft meet or exceed Office 365 Customer’s support service quality in the most cost-efficient manner.
Guide the assigned teams to ensure aggressive progress on deliverables, consistency in approach, share best practices, and collaborate on quality initiatives to enhance service delivery. Lead deep technical case wellness and case progression providing technical advice and recommendation. Lead the frontline technical triages and spread expertise across the O365 frontline expert community.

  • I’m currently acting as POD Lead (Online Services Support Team) for Exchange Online in EMEA coordinating a group of 3 Senior Escalation Engineers and 12 Frontline Engineers.
  • I’m the owner of the Channel 9 and Youtube page “Office 365 Support Corner“.
  • I’m a mentor for a colleague
Senior Delivery & Relationship Manager (Online Services) - Microsoft

July 2013 to April 2015

Making sure Microsoft Syndication Partners (Postecom Spa, Telecom Italia and Sewan) are ready to go to market in Office 365 and Cloud Computing, driving their readiness and rhythm of business. Being a named contact within Microsoft to improve our product and services. Connecting to Redmond and Corp Office 365 back end and Developer Groups.
Working with the Microsoft Partner Account, Product Group, Sales and Marketing teams to identify pre-sales, migration and services competitive opportunities, as well as with Partners to identify opportunities for service delivery optimization – Training, Documentation, Process, Service Design Change, and Metric Analysis.
In the past I managed also: Portugal Telecom, Bouygues and collaborated with Vodafone IT.

Senior Partner Solution Consultant - Microsoft

March 2013 to June 2013

As a Partner Solution Consultant I provided a strong technical solution knowledge to enable Partners building new skills, in supporting partners to accelerate their sales cycle and by helping partners to design, develop and deploy customer solutions based on Microsoft Technology. The Partner Solution Consultant role is primarily technical with a strong Solution based focus. As a PSC I demonstrated the soft- and communication skills to quickly understand and verify the Partner request, discuss technical information and solutions, as well as to identify all required information of the Partner/Customer solution. In addition, as a PSC I demonstrated the soft- and communication skills to quickly understand and verify the Partner request, discuss technical information and solutions, as well as to identify all required information of the Partner/Customer Solution.

Senior Partner Technical Consultant - Microsoft

July 2010 to March 2013

My Primary Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Partner Evangelism
    • Positioning the business value of the Microsoft platform and services to  help win platform adoption. Demonstrating solid presentation skills dealing with broad audience. Deep technical knowledge of SharePoint and Microsoft Online Services technologies.
  • Architecture Guidance
    • Understanding the partner’s business requirement, technical environment, and providing robust and scalable advice that meets the partner’s current and future requirements.
  • Technology Migration Assistance
    • Understanding the partner’s existing technical environment and business requirements to suggest a solution based on latest MS technology. Also assisting in migration from competitive products.
  • Workshop Delivery
    • Presenting simple to complex technical or functional topics. These included demonstrations and scenario-based discussions imparting relevant information and influencing adoption of MS Technologies. This task also included response to follow up questions resulting from delivered workshops. I created and delivered many Technical Training Courses for Partners (Ex: Practice Accelerators, Momentum and Power Start Workshops, Jumpstarts). Some Public Projects I have participated in: Provincia di Lecco, Patrizia Pepe, Museo del Calcio, Bialetti, Limoni, Fiorentina Calcio, etc..

I Filmed and Edited many short videos about Voice of the Partners, Internal Events and Service Presentation published on the Microsoft Partner Network site. During my time in this role I have been a Mentor for 2 colleagues.

Partner Technical Specialist - Microsoft

November 2006 to June 2010

The PTS offers direct Microsoft Partner pre-sales technical and non-technical resolutions for Microsoft products in supporting them and their customers.
My Primary Responsibilities and Tasks: Offer Presales Technical Support to Certified Partner, Gold Partner and Small Business Specialists. Our service covered planning, deployment, basic troubleshooting, migration, upgrade on Microsoft technologies. I studied solutions and projects to develop IT infrastructures based on clusters, load balancing and virtualization with many thousands of users. Deliver Webcasts, Conferences and Workshops on Microsoft technologies to Microsoft Partners.
During my time in this role I have been a Mentor for 3 colleagues.

System Administrator - Digital Bros Spa

October 2003 to November 2006

I moved to Digital Bros Spa from the Game Network Spa subsidiary as System Administrator.
My Primary Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • I entirely designed and developed Digital Bros intranet based on ASP 2.0 and MS SQL Server 2000.
  • I was responsible for the company e-mail system, backup, connectivity and administration in Fastweb Datacenter for a large number of Online Gaming and WEB servers (35+).
  • I was an IT Technical Coordinator in Digital Bros until November 2006.
Audio Video Technician/IT Engineer - Game Network

February 2002 to November 2003

I started working in Game Network as Audio/Video technician; in particular, I dealt with clips and
programs editing using Matrox Digisuite Platform and Adobe Premiere.
My Primary Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • I worked as a cameraman and was responsible for the shows sets (from lighting to microphone preparation and positioning).
  • I created the Game Network Intranet and some Web Based software to manage TV program schedules.
  • I dealt with DVE, SVCD authoring (eg; Making of Horizons, Atari, Sega Mega Collection Trailers).
  • I took part in installing and testing Game Channel Services and games through SMS.
  • I assembled and configured the Matrox Infonet TV system to stream digital content via internet and to provide Interactive TV services. I designed and deployed the Game Network Real Time Streaming to broadcast TV signals to England from their space satellite.
Trainer - Algoritmo

September 2000 to February 2002

Trainer on behalf of the company “Algoritmo S. N. C”, teaching basics of PC (ECDL) to more than 150 students.

Web Developer/Owner - e-Dream

2000 to 2002

Worked as freelance in project and creation of Web sites and IT solutions. Developed some internet sites for Equitare, Metalmodel, e-Dream, ItalyDOC, Hotel Mediterraneo , … ItalyDOC e Metalmodel were e-commerce sites totally based on ASP 2.0 technology. Both sites accepted payments using secure transactions with Banca Sella.

Technical Helpdesk Coordinator - Micronix Computer Center

July 2000 to February 2002

My Primary Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • I was responsible for Customer Technical Assistance in the store.
  • I was responsible for repairing Desktop/Servers (both Hardware and Software), managing contacts with repair services and writing reports.

EDUCATION

The University of Milan

Science of Communications

Liceo Scientifico B.Pascal

Maturità Scientifica

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) 2.0: Certified Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Configuration
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuration
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Vista, Configuration
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7, Configuration
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Small Business Server 2008, Configuration
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Administering Office 365
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): SharePoint Administrator 2010
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer ( MCT ) – Since 2012, Active
  • Adobe / Macromedia Certified Dreamweaver 4.0 Developer
  • European Computer Driving License (ECDL)
  • Microsoft Specialist: Administering Office 365 for Small Business (W14-W15)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Office 365
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Office 365 Administrator

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Smart Hiring at Microsoft (1 Day)
  • Project Management Framework (2 Days)
  • English Improvement Course –
  • Upper Intermediate Crucial Conversations (2 Days)
  • Presentation Power (2 Days)
  • English Improvement Course –
  • Advanced Influencer (2 Days)
  • Virtual Presentations (1 Day)
  • Working at the Speed of Trust (1 Day)
  • Time Manager from TMI (1 Day)
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving (1 Day)

IT TRAININGS

  • Networking & TCP-IP Fundamentals (Milan, 4 Days)
  • Microsoft TechReady 18 (Seattle, WA 5 Days)
  • Exchange 2013: Ignite (Milan, 5 Days)
  • Train the Trainer – SharePoint 2010 (EMEA, APAC 2 Days)
  • Microsoft TechReady 12 (Seattle, WA 5 Days)
  • Office 365: Ignite (Bellevue, WA 3 Days)
  • SharePoint 2010 Ignite (Microsoft, 5 Days)
  • SharePoint Conference 2009 (Milan, 1 Day)
  • SharePoint Future (Milan, 1 Day)
  • SharePoint Conference 2007 (Milan, 3 Days)
  • Microsoft System Center 2007 (Microsoft, 2 Days)
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Infrastructure (Microsoft, 1 Day)
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (Microsoft, 3 Days)
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007 (Microsoft, 3 Days)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (Microsoft, 2 Days)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (Microsoft, 3 Days)
  • Alt-n MDaemon 7.0 Administration (Achab, 1 Day)
  • WPC Techdays 2004 (Milan, 1 Day)

PRESENTER, SPEAKER OR CONSULTANT

  • Jumpstart – Office 365 (Redmond) – (Speaker)
  • ACF Fiorentina – Office 365 – (Consultant)
  • Provincia di Lecco – Office 365 – (Consultant)
  • Patrizia Pepe – Office 365 – (Consultant)
  • Unified Communication Conference 2013 – (Speaker)
  • Office 365(W15) – Italian Launch – (Speaker)
  • Office 365(W14) – Italian Launch – Press Conference – (Presenter)
  • WPC 2010-2016 (Speaker in 7 Editions)
  • Office 365 Ignite – Identity and Single Sign-On Authentication in Office 365
  • SharePoint & Office Conference 2014
  • Server Infrastructure Days 2014

VIDEOS AND CONFERENCES

  • All
  • Webcast
  • Conferences
  • Videos
  • Office Corner
    Office Corner
  • Office 365 EDU
    Office 365 EDU
  • Office 365 Jumpstart in Redmond (Video)
    Office 365 Jumpstart in Redmond (Video)
  • Company Meeting
    Company Meeting
  • O365 Short Videos
    O365 Short Videos
  • Office 365 Press Launch (Video)
    Office 365 Press Launch (Video)
  • Bouygues Telecom
    Bouygues Telecom
  • Windows Server 2012 Launch
    Windows Server 2012 Launch
  • Telecom Italia - Nuvola Store
    Telecom Italia - Nuvola Store
  • Postecom - Comunica & Collabora
    Postecom - Comunica & Collabora
  • Partners around the Clock (Photos)
    Partners around the Clock (Photos)
  • Partners around the Clock (Video)
    Partners around the Clock (Video)
  • Exchange Online Protection Training
    Exchange Online Protection Training
  • Office 365 Italian Launch
    Office 365 Italian Launch
  • Cloud Days
    Cloud Days
  • Office 365 - Dynamics Partners
    Office 365 - Dynamics Partners
  • Office 365 Press Launch
    Office 365 Press Launch
  • Server Infrastructure Days 2014
    Server Infrastructure Days 2014
  • SharePoint & Office Conference 2014
    SharePoint & Office Conference 2014
  • Unified Communications Conference 2013
    Unified Communications Conference 2013
  • Office 365 Jumpstart Redmond (Photo)
    Office 365 Jumpstart Redmond (Photo)
  • Office 365 Jumpstart Italy
    Office 365 Jumpstart Italy
  • WPC 2010
    WPC 2010
  • WPC 2011
    WPC 2011
  • WPC 2012
    WPC 2012
  • WPC 2013
    WPC 2013
  • WPC 2014
    WPC 2014
  • WPC 2015
    WPC 2015
  • WPC 2016
    WPC 2016

WPC Techdays 2012 – Best Speaker & Session
Overnet
November 2012

Microsoft Customer Satisfaction Excellence Award
Microsoft
June 2009

Microsoft EMEA Partner Advocacy Excellence Award
Microsoft
July 2010

Microsoft “Alan Bergoug” Award – CPE
Microsoft
July 2010

Microsoft Gold Star Award
Microsoft
December 2010
Individual exceeds expectations in one or more of the following:

-Customer experience (satisfaction, loyalty)
-Product experience (innovation, reliability, user friendly, value)
-Profitability (revenue generation, cost reduction)
-Organizational efficiency (cross group collaboration, efficient resource utilization)
-Company values (open/respectful, integrity/honesty, big challenges, passion for technology,…

Microsoft Great People, Great Performance (GPGP) Award – 2012 and 2014
Microsoft
April 2012/June 2014

The Services organization is committed to recognizing great people doing extraordinary work. The Great People, Great Performance (GPGP) award program recognizes individuals who make key contributions to the Services business that align to our Services’ mission and goals and drive the right behaviors to support business and people growth. These individuals translate our goals into real world successes that showcase the power of Services.

Microsoft Share Fighter Awards
Microsoft
July 2012

Quarterly award program that recognizes and rewards individuals or teams that support:

• Competing to Win and Growing Market Share imperatives
• Efforts to lead our customers and partners to the cloud through our compelling devices and services offerings
• The passion and endorsements needed to win at scale with consumers, advertisers, enterprises and governments around the world.

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