We are the spark
behind new vision systems

Meet our team

Gian Pietro Severi

President

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Avatar, James Cameron
Song: What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong

The ability/object you would most like to have
A photographic memory

Your life motto
We can do better

The best thing about working for Spark
Because it is a company which is thirsty for innovation

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 3.0, the most advanced

Caterina Severi

Vice President and CFO

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Sulla strada giusta, Francesco Grandis
Film: Forrest Gump, Robert Zemeckis
Song: Photograph, Ed Sheeran

The ability/object you would most like to have
To be able to hug my mother again

Your life motto
The glass is always half full

The best thing about working for Spark
A new, young and flexible company. Having the possibility to see it develop one day at a time is a great opportunity at my age

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Mira … with the goal of looking forwards, always!

Giovanni Parisi

CEO

Mattia Bandinelli

CEO Executive Assistant

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms, Gerard Russell
Film: Amici miei (My Friends), Mario Monicelli
Song: Annarella, Giovanni Lindo Ferretti

The ability/object you would most like to have
Being a polyglot

Your life motto
Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved

The best thing about working for Spark
Seeing a preview of the future

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, to tour all the world’s stadiums!

Tiziana Binda

Executive Assistant

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Out of Africa, Karen Blixen
Film: Ice Age, Carlos Saldanha and Chris Wedge
Song: Io vorrei, non vorrei, ma se vuoi, Lucio Battisti

The ability/object you would most like to have
Teleportation and invisibility

Your life motto
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

The best thing about working for Spark
A young, dynamic environment which is growing and expanding. It’s great seeing Spark grow up!

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
I would be a Kiara. Because the name is Italian for clarity – both of image and being

Paolo Romanò

Sales Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follet
Film: The Matrix, Andy and Larry Wachowski
Song: Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen

Your life motto
Be happy if you want to, For tomorrow is not certain

Luca Deruda

International Business Development Manager
Airport Solutions Expert

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Never Split the Difference, Chris Voss
Film: Spaceballs, Mel Books
Song: Ocean, John Butler Trio

The ability/object you would most like to have
Omniscience and teleportation

Your life motto
Know thyself

The best thing about working for Spark
The freedom to fulfil your professional aspirations by bringing Italian excellence to the world

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0 for its memory, its ability to see in detail, all with an incredible memory and a “brain” without equal

Tommaso Mendicino

Business Development Manager
Smart City Solutions Expert

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Whiteout, Ken Follet
Film: The Bourne Identity (and sequels), Doug Liman
Song: Angels, Robbie Williams

The ability/object you would most like to have
Mind reading

Your life motto
Know to dominate

The best thing about working for Spark
Having the opportunity to grow and establish yourself

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Lumina, to have the agility to look at the world in 360° in any moment

Giordano Devincenzi

Business Development Manager
Stadium Solutions Expert

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Sostiene Pereira, Antonio Tabucchi
Film: Once Upon a Time in America, Sergio Leone
Song: Gimme Shelter, Rolling Stones

The ability/object you would most like to have
The ability to fly and to travel through time

Your life motto
Our entire purpose should be living

The best thing about working for Spark
A dynamic and challenging environment, in development

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0 because it will be the result of accumulated experience and because it will be really high-performance

Alessandra Sorrentino

Marketing & Communication Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
Film: Dirty Dancing, Emile Ardolino
Song: To Sheila, Smashing Pumpkins

The ability/object you would most like to have
Telepathy, because the power of the mind is able to go beyond words, borders and distances

Your life motto
The mind is like a parachute, it only works when it is open

The best thing about working for Spark
It’s like you were given the chance to choose a piece of music and choreograph it from the first to the last note, together with your dancing companions, mixing the personal styles of each and creating something new, unique, which can make the difference

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, to always grasp every detail and never forget even one. But also to look far, beyond the limits

Antonio Volpe

Technical Support Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
Film: Underworld, Len Wiseman
Song: Thunderstruck, AC/DC

The ability/object you would most like to have
Breathing underwater, flying, seeing in the dark

Your life motto
Never give up. Ride your freedom

The best thing about working for Spark
You never get bored, for better or worse

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
A Nitida 2.0, because it has a great image

Anna Ciantelli

R&D Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Venuto al mondo (Twice Born), Margaret Mazzantini
Film: Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Cinema Paradiso), Giuseppe Tornatore
Song: La Cura, Franco Battiato

The ability/object you would most like to have
The happiness of people I care about

Your life motto
Here and now

The best thing about working for Spark
The continuous challenge

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
A Smart-Eye camera: I’m not the most important, but without me the catalogue is not complete

Marco Paterlini

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Salem's Lot, Stephen King
Film: The Goonies, Richard Donner
Song: Rebel Yell, Billy Idol

The ability/object you would most like to have
Seeing my children grow up

Your life motto
Never give up

The best thing about working for Spark
Working in a young, dynamic company which is growing on a daily basis

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Argo, the software, because I was there from the beginning

Luigi Esposito

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Film: Inception, Christopher Nolan
Song: Vita spericolata, Vasco Rossi

The ability/object you would most like to have
A large house

Your life motto
#untiltheend

The best thing about working for Spark
We do things which are really cool and high-tech: my passion

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Argo, the software, and the recorder in particular: memories, whether they are positive or negative, are always lessons to draw on in order to continuously improve

Giorgio Palladini

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
Film: Back to the Future, Robert Zemeckis
Song: You shook me all night long, AC/DC

The ability/object you would most like to have
Ubiquity

Your life motto
It’s a long way to the top

The best thing about working for Spark
Having the great opportunity to be able to work on innovative technologies, and the great desire to take a risk by committing ourselves fully

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Obviously you never forget your first love: I would be Argo, the software, the client specifically

Sefora Scozzarini

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Proposal, Anne Fletcher
Film: Inception, Christopher Nolan
Song: I am, Theocracy

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like to be able to explore those places which are still unknown and unexplored, where mystery still lurks and which are currently being studied

Your life motto
If you want something done well, do it yourself

The best thing about working for Spark
A world in continuous evolution and innovation, both hardware and software.

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Unica, the backplate, because I adapt to the situation

Roal Zanazzi

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks
Book: The Last Question, Asimov

The ability/object you would most like to have
I’m undecided between Star Trek's replicator and transporter

Your life motto
Nothing is impossible, only highly unlikely

The best thing about working for Spark
Being able to experiment with innovative technological solutions for the video surveillance and security field

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, because the details are fundamental

Giuseppe Recalcati

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Post Office, Charles Bukowski
Film: Black Cat, White Cat, Emir Kusturica
Song: Riff Raff, AC/DC

The ability/object you would most like to have
To be brazen

Your life motto
Listen to your heart. It knows all things. (From The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho)

The best thing about working for Spark
Becoming your own architect once again

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
What hasn’t been thought up yet

Paolo Pasteris

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Da cosa nasce cosa, Bruno Munari
Film: Into the wild, Sean Penn
Song: Walk on the Wild Side, Lou Reed

The ability/object you would most like to have
An intuitive mind

Your life motto
If I'd wanted to fly over things, I would have been a drone

The best thing about working for Spark
Being in a multinational with the agility of a start-up

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
I’d like to be a parallel video camera: you don't know which direction opportunities will come from, the important thing is looking all around!

Alessandro Muzzi

R&D Software Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: La ragazza drago (Dragon Girl) series by Licia Troisi
Film: Iron Man, Jon Favreau
Song: Till I Collapse, Eminem

The ability/object you would most like to have
To be able to fly

Your life motto
Never settle (stolen from OnePlus, I know!)

The best thing about working for Spark
It is a young company, composed of people who are young (inside and out), where you learn something new every day. The work is well organised and managed, and you always keep up with the latest technologies. Room is given to individuals’ opinions, which are analysed and discussed. I would recommend it to anyone as a great opportunity.

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
I can see myself as a Lumina: I like being active and on the move, and Lumina is really free to move

Massimiliano Marchionni

R&D Camera Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: If This Is a Man, Primo Levi

The ability/object you would most like to have
A Chinese language course (and the time to take it)

Your life motto
It seems easy!

The best thing about working for Spark
The possibility to study new things (any, not just technical)

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 4.0

Gianluca Gennari

R&D Camera Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
Film: The Lord of the Rings trilogy, also because I’m watching it again with my son now!
Favourite Song: Whole Lotta Love, Zeppelin

The ability/object you would most like to have
A life which is always interesting

Your life motto
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

The best thing about working for Spark
It’s a “family multinational``: you work with half the world, but you feel like you are at home!

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Unique, simple yet ingenious: Nitida 2.0', no doubt about it

Marco Cannoniero

R&D Camera Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Al Capone, John kobler
Film: Dio perdona…Io no (God Forgives... I Don't!), Giuseppe Colizzi
Song: When Angels Cry, DJ Nosferatu

The ability/object you would most like to have
Immortality

Your life motto
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning how to dance in the rain

The best thing about working for Spark
Solving problems, without resorting to compromises

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
None, because I think that all the products represent me

Alberto Torelli

Quality Assurance Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Possa il mio sangue servire, Aldo Cazzullo
Film: JFK, Oliver Stone
Song: Certe notti, Luciano Ligabue

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like to be six foot tall

Your life motto
You know what the best age is? I’ll tell you what it is. It’s the one you are each day. Until you die, right? (From the film “Il sorpasso”)

The best thing about working for Spark
Being part of a close-knit team

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
I would like to be a Nitida … A front-row seat at a football match!

Marco Montemurro

Quality Assurance Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Marina, Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Film: Dracula Untold, Gary Shore
Song: All of me, John Legend

The ability/object you would most like to have
Time travel

Your life motto
It can't rain forever

The best thing about working for Spark
A young and dynamic environment which never gets boring

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
If I had to choose, it would be a Lumina in order to be able to see 360°

Chengnan Zhou

Quality Assurance Team

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Interstellar, Christopher Nolan
Song: I don't have a favourite, it depends on my mood!

The ability/object you would most like to have
To change the weather with my mind

Your life motto
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

The best thing about working for Spark
The ability to learn many things, more than is possible in larger companies

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Argo, the software

Enrico Martagni

Operations Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Cinquepuntonove, Patrizia Gazzotti
Film: Once Upon a Time in America, Sergio Leone
Song: Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen

The ability/object you would most like to have
To be a polyglot

Your life motto
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving

The best thing about working for Spark
Having most of a “blank page” left to write

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
The thousandth Nitida 2.0 camera sold

Mauro Magnani

Manufacturing Area

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling
Film: The Wind Rises, Hayao Miyazaki
Song: Toxicity, System of a Down

The ability/object you would most like to have
Elder Wand, Resurrection Stone, Cloak of Invisibility

Your life motto
Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

The best thing about working for Spark
There is always something to learn, to allow you to improve

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
The software Spark to keep everything under control

Simona Lamonica

Manufacturing Area

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Secret, Rhonda Byrne
Film: Erin Brockovich, Steven Soderbergh
Song: Di sole e d'azzurro, Giorgia

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like my family, my partner and my children to always be in good health

Your life motto
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow. Today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live.

The best thing about working for Spark
A close-knit group

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
I would like to be a Nitida 1.0, because it is powerful and full of quality

Lorena Marrone

Job position

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Blow, Ted Demme
Song: The Catalyst, Linkin Park
Book: And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like my loved ones to outlive me

Your life motto
With patience and stubbornness, time will prove me right

The best thing about working for Spark
Order and cleanliness, also in terms of style, set us apart

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
A Kiara 4k, to see every detail clearly

Alessandro Misuraca

Manufacturing Area

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Indipendence Day, Roland Emerich

The ability/object you would most like to have
Time travel

Your life motto
Live and let live

The best thing about working for Spark
A young dynamic company which is growing

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
I would like to be a Nitida to see far

Luca Bertolucci

Purchasing Office & Logistic Process

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band, Enrico Brizzi
Film: Forrest Gump, Robert Zemeckis
Song: Stand by me, Oasis

The ability/object you would most like to have
Teleportation

Your life motto
Carpe diem is just the beginning

The best thing about working for Spark
The ability to be part of a new project which allows you to grow day by day in order to achieve shared goals

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Mira, to allow you to look at life in 360°

A multidisciplinary, future-oriented team

Every day we interpret technology in a creative way, giving life to unique projects where people, their lifestyles and their present and future needs are at the center of our work.