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 Follett
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 ManagerAirport Solutions Expert

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Never Split the Difference, Chris Voss
Film: Spaceballs, Mel Brooks
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 ManagerSmart City Solutions Expert

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Whiteout, Ken Follett
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

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

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, Isaac 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!
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 in particular, 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°

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

Alessandro Misuraca

Manufacturing Area

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Independence 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
Lumina, because it allows you to look at life in 360°

Taiwan Business Unit

Meet our team

Max Chan

Max Chan

Managing Director & Sales Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Everything about corporate management

The ability/object you would most like to have
A nice, stable and strong work group

Your life motto
Never say no

The best thing about working for Spark
It prepares you for the next life challenge

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, because it is powerful and strong and it's our most precious product

Han Lin

Han Lin

Business Development Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Film:Tears of the Sun, Antoine Fuqua

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

Your life motto
Keep moving forward to obtain what you desire

The best thing about working for Spark
I really like my colleagues

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Unica, to help people with the complicated settings in case of mishap.

Whitney Chen

Whitney Chen

Management Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: We Are the World, Michael Jackson

The ability/object you would most like to have
Travelling

Your life motto
Continuing to improve

The best thing about working for Spark
The team

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida, because of its quality and its professional characteristics

Linda Pan

Linda Pan

Marketing & Communication

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Life of Pi, Ang Lee

The ability/object you would most like to have
Travelling the world

Your life motto
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much

The best thing about working for Spark
I feel at home, as if we were in a large family

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
UNICA, because of its universal compatibility

Ken

Ken Huang

Technical Support Team Taiwan

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: You Raise Me Up, Josh Groban

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like to have wings

Your life motto
Forgetting what’s behind you and concentrating on what lies ahead

The best thing about working for Spark
The unlimited possibilities of building your own future

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Spark software, powerful and compatible with all products

Danny Chen

Danny Chen

CTO

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The World Is Flat, Thomas L. Friedman

The ability/object you would most like to have
Real freedom

Your life motto
Do your best and let God do the rest

The best thing about working for Spark
Teamwork, teamwork, teamwork

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
I wouldn't be a product, I would be the customer’s preferred solution

Caron Yang

Caron Yang

R&D Software Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: I Don't Want to Miss a Thing, Aerosmith

The ability/object you would most like to have
A Lamborghini

Your life motto
If you think you can, you can

The best thing about working for Spark
There is no other reason besides the fact that I like working here

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, because it is a product which is full of challenges

Lion Huang

Lion Huang

R&D Software Assistant Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Interstellar, Christopher Nolan

The ability/object you would most like to have
A Playstation 4 PRO

Your life motto
You are what you do

The best thing about working for Spark
Each of us is really full of enthusiasm

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, because of its extraordinary design and its exceptional quality

Han Tien

Han Tien

R&D Software Assistant Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: Detective Conan, Gosho Aoyama
Film: The Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont
Song: Sore wa Chiisana Hikari no Youna, Sayuri

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like to have a Gundam

Your life motto
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding (Albert Einstein)

The best thing about working for Spark
It is a really fun working environment

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida, because it's really cool!

Mark Ouyang

Mark Ouyang

R&D Senior Assistant Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexander Dumas
Film: Saving Private Ryan, Steven Spielberg
Song: Cinema paradiso, Ennio Morricone

The ability/object you would most like to have
The ability to make the world better

Your life motto
Nothing is impossible

The best thing about working for Spark
It is a company with a strong creative spirit

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, innovative

Cindy Lu

Cindy Lu

R&D Senior Testing Engineer

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Fast and Furious 6, Justin Lin

The ability/object you would most like to have
Travelling the world

Your life motto
Life’s a long and winding ride

The best thing about working for Spark
It's a company where we all really get on and agree with each other

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida, because it's really at the cutting edge of technology

Sheena Chan

Sheena Chan

Product Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: Bad Day, Daniel Powter

The ability/object you would most like to have
Travelling with my family

Your life motto
You live and learn

The best thing about working for Spark
The chance to learn lots of new things

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida, unique and innovative technology

Niya Huang

Niya Huang

Product Specialist

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: About time, Richard Curtis

The ability/object you would most like to have
The ability to climb Everest

Your life motto
A person isn't old while they are still searching for something. A person is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

The best thing about working for Spark
I can take care of my product, from the starting point right through to its production

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida Stadium. For now it is still in the design phase, but it will have a design which is totally different from our current products

Joss Yang

Joss Yang

R&D Software Testing Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: Hanabi, Mr. Children

The ability/object you would most like to have
To have more money to travel

Your life motto
Not losing sight of your original goal

The best thing about working for Spark
The possibility to build a better future

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Spark Installer, it opens rapidly and works without glitches

Gimmy Huang

Gimmy Huang

R&D Software Assistant Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Jurassic World, Colin Trevorrow

The ability/object you would most like to have
Living forever

Your life motto
Life will find a way

The best thing about working for Spark
A company where you work well together

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, for being the top of the surveillance community

Gary Hsieh

Gary Hsieh

R&D Senior Software Engineer

Your favourite book/film/song
Film:The Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont

The ability/object you would most like to have
Doing everything I want to do

Your life motto
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart

The best thing about working for Spark
I really like my colleagues

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
The Smart-Eye cameras, simply and necessary

Phil Chaung

Phil Chaung

R&D Senior Software Engineer

Your favourite book/film/song
Book: The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
Film: The Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont
Song: Diamond Heart, Alan Walker

The ability/object you would most like to have
The possibility that everything will turn out for the best

Your life motto
Just do it!

The best thing about working for Spark
The type of work is in line with my expertise

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, because it incorporates various SoCs (systems on a chip) which bring its numerous innovative features to life

Dennis Lin

Dennis Lin

R&D Software Engineer

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: Weight of the World, Masana Kono

The ability/object you would most like to have
The Jutsu Shadow Clone technique in Naruto

Your life motto
No game no life

The best thing about working for Spark
A video camera is a product which incorporates various technologies, and this allows me to acquire different skills

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, because it incorporates loads of crazy ideas!

James Hsieh

James Hsieh

R&D Software Engineer

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: A Star is Born, Bradley Cooper

The ability/object you would most like to have
A Porsche Macan Turbo

Your life motto
No pain, no gain

The best thing about working for Spark
Having a sense of responsibility and team spirit

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, because it is the newest innovation

Allen Sung

Allen Sung

R&D Mechanical Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: Stand by me, Roger Ridley

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like to have the magic power to control everything to make it as I want

Your life motto
Whatever you want to be, just do it

The best thing about working for Spark
This is my work, but also my dream

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, my first challenge at Spark

Brian Syu

Brian Syu

R&D Hardware Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: Nobody Compares To You, Gryffin

The ability/object you would most like to have
I would like to improve my professional skills in order to create unique products and generate greater innovation for the company

Your life motto
There is only one secret to success – never give up

The best thing about working for Spark
I have the chance to think independently, to innovate and to plan for my future

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, our leading technology

Kevin Peng

Kevin Peng

Product Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: The Blind Side, John Lee Hancock

The ability/object you would most like to have
A healthy body and mind are life's best gift

Your life motto
No pain, no gain

The best thing about working for Spark
The working environment and my colleagues are nice

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
No doubt at all, I would be a Nitida.

Kevin Hsu

Kevin Hsu

R&D Hardware Engineer

Your favourite book/film/song
Song: When you say nothing at all, Westlife

The ability/object you would most like to have
A healthy body

Your life motto
You’re never too old to learn

The best thing about working for Spark
The nice teamwork

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida, with its artistic appearance

Dennis Fan

Dennis Fan

Product Quality Assurance

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Harry Potter, Chris Joseph Columbus

The ability/object you would most like to have
An iPhone

Your life motto
Don't worry, be happy

The best thing about working for Spark
My colleagues are nice

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Mira, with its delicate design and its exceptional performance

Carey Liao

Carey Liao

Purchasing Manager

Your favourite book/film/song
Film: Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe

The ability/object you would most like to have
Winning the lottery

Your life motto
Everything will be all right

The best thing about working for Spark
Because of the excellent teamwork and the communication within the team

If you were a Spark product, which you would like to be and why
Nitida 2.0, powerful!

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.