Luca is an OSGeo and OpenStreetMap contributor and advocate. He graduated in Geography applied to the environment, landscape and tourism from University of Genoa (Italy) in 2008. Since the same year he work at Fondazione Edmund Mach, a research center near Trento. He is interested in all features about GIS: desktop, web, geodatabase, developing and geodata.
He is core developer and translator of GRASS GIS project, he is also OSGeoLive and ZOO-Project contributor. Luca is the main developer of pyModis library.
He is very active in the Italian community, GFOSS.it. From February 2012 to October 2015 he has been a board member; since 21 November 2017 he is President of the Italian OSGeo local chapter.
He was the chair of the successful FOSS4G 2022 held in Florence, it was the first internation FOSS4G meeting in person after the COVID-19 .