July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Francesco Cesarini

Francesco Cesarini
Technical Director, Founder, Erlang Solutions Ltd

Website | @FrancescoC

Francesco Cesarini is the founder of Erlang Solutions Ltd. He has used Erlang on a daily basis since 1995, starting as an intern at Ericsson’s computer science laboratory, the birthplace of Erlang. Francesco moved on to Ericsson’s Erlang training and consulting arm, working on the first release of the OTP middleware, which he applied to turnkey solutions and flagship telecom applications. In 1999, soon after Erlang was released as open source, he founded Erlang Solutions. With offices in three countries, they have become the world leaders in Erlang-based support, consulting, training, certification, systems development, and conferences. Francesco has worked in major Erlang-based projects both within and outside Ericsson; and as technical director at Erlang Solutions has led the development and consulting teams. He is the co-author of Erlang Programming, recently published by O’Reilly. He lectures at Oxford University and the IT University of Gothenburg.


1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Garrett Smith (Guild AI), Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Solutions Ltd)
Erlang is a programming language designed for the internet age, although it predates the web. It is a language designed for multi-core computers, although it predates them too. In this tutorial, Francesco and Garrett will present the features that make Erlang a trendsetter and give you a context for using it as strategic tool in your software arsenal. Read more.