Alessandro Di Gioia

Short biography:

With 20 years of experience in building software, Alessandro worked within companies ranging from small start-ups to large enterprises.

London resident for many years, Alessandro helps UK-based companies work with agile technical practices, and he worked with Italian and Norwegian companies in the past too.

Together with Marco Consolaro and Pedro M. Santos, he’s the author of the book Agile Technical Practices Distilled.


The adoption of Agile methodologies, especially eXtreme Programming, reshaped how he builds software and thinks about the whole lifecycle of the solutions he delivers from inception to delivery.
He likes concise, expressive, and readable code and pragmatically improving existing solutions.

He is passionate about developing and designing OO and functional code. Alessandro has been using his skills to lead digital transformation through cultural change and architectural evolution to scalable distributed asynchronous systems.

As a continuous learner, he loves sharing his experience with others through coaching, mentoring, and workshops and talks.
He is a partner of Alcor Academy.