Davide Vernizzi

I am a full-stack engineer with 15 years of experience in web applications, computer security, and enterprise systems. Earlier, I obtained a PhD. and worked as a postdoc. I'm happy outside my comfort zone; I can lead teams, talk to customers, and deliver projects. I love debugging and teaching. My native language is Italian, and I am fluent in English and French. I love reading, traveling, and cooking.


Backend development
Clojure, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Python, PHP, Java, MySQL, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, REST, GraphQL, Microservice architecture
Frontend development
TypeScript, JavaScript, React.js, React Native, ClojureScript, HTML/CSS
AWS stack, Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Jenkins, GitHub actions, Chef.io, Vagrant, Linux, Bash
Pega CSA, Pega CSSA, CRM systems, Integration of enterprise systems


Saasform Inc

Co-founder Jan 2021 - present

Saasform is a SaaS started kit that provides SaaS developers with a framework to securely handle user authentication, team management, and payments. I began working on Saasform in the middle of 2019 and started as a full-time founder at the beginning of 2021.

  • designed and written a large part of the code of Saasform
  • managed and refactored the whole architecture (GitHub actions, LGTM.io/codecov.io integration, AWS deployment procedure)
  • carried on several side activities such as marketing, community, fundraising
  • supported the first users of Saasform

Etiqa SRL

Lead Developer Jan 2016 - Dec 2020

Etiqa is a software development company focused on providing quality products in business-critical projects. It operates in areas such as healthcare, automotive, and the gaming industry.

  • handled most of the backend-related work for their biggest projects
  • written code, designed infrastructure, and handled production
  • senior developer/tech leader for several projects with healthcare US customers
  • created a supply chain monitoring system based on a blockchain using Hyperledger Fabric
  • reviewed and enhanced the security of their existing projects
  • been the reference person for any security-related issue

Ennova SRL

Full Stack Developer Nov 2011 - Jan 2016

Ennova is a technology company that targets the digital transformation of enterprise businesses. It has streamlined many processes for companies operating in telecommunications and as energy utilities.

  • helped Ennova to scale from 4 to 30+ developers
  • been in charge of developing and evolving their AWS infrastructure
  • actively designed and developed the core technology used by Ennova in their projects
  • lead a team of 4 developers, 1 UX designer, 1 BA
  • been managing several clients
  • trained the new hires

Politecnico di Torino, Computer security research group (TORSEC)

Research assistant Mar 2010 - May 2012

TORSEC is the research group of Politecnico di Torino that works in computer security.

  • done research on the topic of trusted computing and the security of cloud computing
  • written several research papers
  • participated in 2 European research projects and co-lead 1
  • advised many master thesis


Politecnico di Torino

PhD - Computer security Dec 2006 - Mar 2010

Politecnico di Torino

Master - Computer science Sep 2003 - May 2006

ENSIMAG, Grenoble

Master - Computer science Feb 2004 - Jul 2005

Politecnico di Torino

Bs.C - Computer science Sep 2000 - Sep 2003