Claudio Del Tufo

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Claudio Del Tufo is a professional with over ten years of experience in Information Technology with a diverse industry background. He has acquired professional experience of Object Oriented techniques for Analysis and Design (UML) as well as Development (JAVA, C++) of complex software systems. He has applied his strong technical skills to a wide variety of assignments, including business-critical distributed system design, database design, middleware and technical infrastructure design, commercial software evaluation and quality assurance. Claudio has combined his strong technical, interpersonal and managerial skills in various positions as Team Leader as well as Technical Instructor at both corporate and university levels. In addition, he has authored a book on Information Processing Machines, and is fluent in both English and Italian.




Workbrain, Inc., 60 Madison Ave New York, NY 10010
Senior Project Manager 

Workforce Logistics, Inc., 60 Madison Ave New York, NY 10010
Senior Software Architect 

Deloitte Consulting Group, Two World Financial Center, New York, NY
IT Manager

CAP Gemini America, 1111 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY (USA)
IT Senior Consultant

TXT SpA, Energy and Systems Division, Milano (Italy)
Software Engineer

  • Appointed as Project Leader, responsible for designing an Advanced Teleoperations System for energy management (based on a Unix Server and different Clients running WINDOWS).

ITALTEL SpA, Societa' Italiana Telecomunicazioni, Electronic Switching Division, Milano (Italy)
R&D Specialist in Programming Languages and Software Engineering

  • Tested and maintained C cross-compilers for different target processors (8/16/32 bit, Big-Endian/Little-Endian byte ordering, CISC/RISC architecture). Implementation and porting of software tools for binary-code level analysis and debugging on host machines.
  • Evaluated commercial-off-the-shelf CASE environments (IBM SDE WorkBench/6000, DEC FUSE, HP SoftBench) with special emphasis on their support for control integration of pre-existing tools with command-line interface.
  • Collaborated on computer-aided design graphical user interfaces, using advanced ISV packages (such as IBM AIX Interface Composer, DEC CTI), for highly interactive CLI-tools.
  • Appointed as team leader for beta-testing the IBM implementation of ECMA PCTE standard (IBM PCTE/6000), with Italtel being chosen as beta-site.
  • Actively involved with Quality Support Division in the definition of the Italtel's internal rules for C-language programming, with respect to the ISO 9000 Certification.
  • Designed a database system, based on Oracle engine, for Italtel's TMN Information Models. The overall goal was to create a common repository for all Information Models developed by Italtel, thus improving their reusability and automate the process of assigning Object Identifiers.


"Macchine per l'elaborazione dell'informazione" (Information Processing Machines) CUSL Leonardo da Vinci 32, Milano, First published 1987, Second edition 1993.
Abstract : This book provides a comprehensive description of different microprocessors' internal architecture. All basic aspects are explored such as Control Unit microprogramming, memory system design, I/O handling etc. A brief overview on parallel processors, SISD and SIMD architecture, is also included.

"The B2B revolution" North East Information Technology Newsletter, Deloitte Consulting. Sept 1999.

"Digital Signatures: authenticating over the Internet" North America Information Technology (NAIT), Deloitte Consulting, Apr 2000.


Teaching Assistant, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken 07030, NJ. Class: Introduction to Computer Science - Honors.

Directly involved in Italtel's training activity. Taught the following courses at the "Italtel Training Center": The "C" Programming Language, The Unix Operating System, Software Design and Quality Assurance Methods.

Teacher of the "Electronics Technology" course at the Istituto Tecnico "E.Marelli", Milano.

Teacher of the "Electronics Design" course at the Istituto Tecnico "E.Marelli", Milano.

Teacher of the "Mathematics and Physics" course at the Istituto Tecnico "Don Calabria", Milano.


  • Motorola 68xxx Microprocessor Family.
  • RISC Microprocessors Architecture.
  • IBM/MC POWERxxx Microprocessor Family.
  • Electronic Switching Systems.
  • Telecommunication Networks (TLC).
  • Telecommunication Management Networks (TMN).
  • Software Development in the Unix Environment.
  • The C++ Programming Language.
  • The SDL Specification Language.
  • Software Design and OO Methodology.
  • Data Management with ORACLE 7 DBMS.
  • Standard and Copyright.
  • Structure of Complex Industrial Organizations.


May 1998
Master of Science in Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ (USA)
GPA 4.0; Major: Computer Communication.
Dissertation : "Security over Massively Distributed Systems"
Honors: Teaching Assistant: C++/JAVA, Object Oriented Design.

April 1990
Qualified as Professional Engineer having achieved full marks (100/100), Politecnico di Milano (Italy).

October 1989
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering having achieved full marks (100/100), major in Software Engineering, Politecnico di Milano (Italy).

Thesis Advisor : Prof. Carlo Ghezzi, Software Engineering Course.
Dissertation : "SESADA: a Symbolic Executor-Simplifier for Ada"
Abstract : The goal of the thesis is to support automated program modification in view of software reuse. This work is part of a larger and more ambitious project (i.e. project n.1550 named "DRAGON"), financed by the CEE program "ESPRIT" and partly developed at the Department of Electronics and Information of Politecnico di Milano (Italy).

July 1982
Maturita' Scientifica (high school diploma) having achieved full marks (60/60), Liceo Scientifico "T.Fiore" di Gallipoli (Italy).


  • Bilingual Italian and English
  • Fulbright Grant winner, awarded by U.S.-Italian Fulbright Commission (1996)
  • Rank of Second Lieutenant while serving the Italian Army (October 1989 - January 1991).
  • Member of the Italians Services Group (ISG) at Deloitte & Touche
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Active member of the Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni Association


  • Prof. Carlo Ghezzi
    Politecnico di Milano - Department of Electronics and Information
    Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32 - 20133 Milano, ITALY
    Tel: (+39.2) 2399.3529 e-mail:
  • Prof. Alberto Coen-Porisini
    Politecnico di Milano - Department of Electronics and Information
    Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32 - 20133 Milano, ITALY
    Tel: (+39.2) 2399.3634 e-mail:
  • Dr.ssa Tiziana Tucci
    Italtel SpA
    Via Reiss Romoli - 20019 Settimo Milanese (MI), ITALY
    Tel: (+39.2) 4388.8236 e-mail:

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