Fabrizio Romano was born in Italy in 1975. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Padova. He lived in London from 2011 to 2021, and now resides in Whitley Bay.
In the past ten years, he has delivered talks about software engineering, testing, and the Python programming language, at conferences such as EuroPython, Skills Matter, and ProgSCon. He is an advocate of modern software engineering practices such as Agile and Extreme Programming. He is a certified Scrum and Kanban master.
Since 2016, he has worked as principal software engineer at Sohonet, in London. In 2020 his team was honoured with an Engineering Emmy Award from the Television Academy, for advancing remote collaboration. They were also honoured by HPA for Engineering Excellence in the 2020 HPA Awards and, in 2021, they won a Lumiere Award from the Advanced Imaging Society.
Fabrizio is the author of the top-selling book Learn Python Programming, 3rd edition – Packt, 2021. He has been teaching Python to students all around the world since 2012. He is also a meditation and Reiki teacher.