Mr. Federico Gandolfi is a Professor in the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science at Centennial College. Registered as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Gandolfi’s areas of scholarly work include Management and Career Development as per his published books on the subjects. Gandolfi is also involved in applied research through IBM's Patent Programme; he has been granted six patents globally in compiler and database technology, plus additionally several IP defensive publications. Gandolfi's most recent industry experience includes Security and Machine Learning on the Cloud, and Big Data on the Open Stack; leading of multi disciplinary, global, and agile teams to deliver on leading edge IT technology. He has previously served on the joint academia-industry COHESA (Computing Hardware for Emerging Intelligent Sensory Applications) committee.