Costantino Bongiorno

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Graduated in Mechanical Engineering, he got interested in automation, domotics and soon started to explore the world of microcontrollers.

In 2008 he began the collaboration with Arduino team as interaction designer and trainer (SUPSI, NABA, DomusAcademy), meanwhile organizing workshops and meetings with “people doing strange things with electricity” (Dorkbot, Virale). From October 2011 to November 2012 he worked as CTO & COO in (the italian partner of digital fabrication service Ponoko). In 2011 he joined the team of in organising events and initiatives around Open Design rapid prototyping and digital fabrication in Milan.

In 2013 he worked at the organisation of Maker Faire Rome helping Massimo Banzi and Officine Arduino in the curation of the fair, which involved more than 250 makers and 30’000 visitors. He is founder of a makerspace in Milan incubated by the association and organizer of the events series Popup Makers (