Alessandro Gentili


PostgreSQL DBA, PostGIS Expert, Cartographic Expert in Navionics

A surveyor, Alessandro graduated in 2002, he began his career as a freelance Topographer then started a topography company (Topographic SRL) in 2010 in collaboration with three colleagues.

Later, he obtained a Master of Geographic Information Systems from the University of Florence Geotech Centre.

At the end of 2011, he was hired by Navionics as “Surveyor” and “Data Researcher” where he discovered and learned technologies like PostgreSQL, Postgis and the Open Source world.

At the end of 2012, he had been included in the production team of the SonarCharts project as “DB Admin” and “Cartographic Expert”.

By 2014, he had been included in the “Carto R & D” team where he covered the role of “DB Admin”, “Cartographic Expert” and “Web Developer” – having developed skills in programming Javascript, Python, HTML, PHP.

Alessandro Gentili’s Contact Information:

Twitter: @new555
Linkedin: Alessandro Gentili

Alessandro Gentili and Matteo Pasquini will be speaking about: PostGIS backend: The Navionics Experience

The slides and a recording of the talk will be available on the website after the conference.