Meet Our Team

Starting as a handful of passionate employees and co-founders, our team has grown significantly over the years. Today, we are a large and diverse group of experts, united in our mission to transform the cybersecurity industry. Learn more about us and our roles at the company below.

Chief Executive Officer

Stefan Uygur

With deep knowledge of the IT security landscape (including a PhD), Stefan’s experience of data centres and backend infrastructures at global companies such as Amaya Inc (gaming), Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and AWS set him on the path to co-founding Dectar. He also founded Hacklab Italy and co-founded BackBox.org (today the second largest pen-testing Linux distribution in the world) and Muscope. An experienced team builder, Stefan has a talent for recruiting and training.

Head of Business Development

Carlo Nasi

Carlo is a highly experienced senior manager with deep knowledge of international business operations and commercial strategies. Spanning four decades, his career has sent him across Europe, the Americas, and Asia, working at companies in the entertainment, media, and advertising industries. It should come as no surprise that Carlo’s professional network is as rich and extensive as his track record.
Carlo’s motto is “What is important is how much you understand, not what you know”

Business Development & Commercial Strategist

Francesco Lucchese

Francesco is a multilingual professional with over a decade of experience in International Recruitment (IT and Engineering), Sales, and Customer Service. Francesco is passionate about building trusted relations with Clients, Candidates, and teams across the globe and delivers excellent services.



Francesco’s motto is “Don’t be afraid to fight for what you believe in, even if it means fighting alone.”

Chief Financial Officer

Francesco Bottino

Having honed his accounting skills at a Big Four firm (PwC), Francesco has enjoyed a broad and varied career in finance, working in senior roles at companies such as Corcym (healthcare), Primo Group (retail and manufacturing), FMC Corporation (food), Eli Lilly and Company (pharmaceutical), and BGR Tax and Legal. He has been a member of the Ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti (Turin) and the Revisori dei Conti at Italy’s Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Francesco’s motto is “Live to follow your inspirations!”

Communication Manager

Daniela Chirabino

Daniela has been in charge of our communications since day one. With almost 15 years of experience in PR & Communication, Daniela has been in charge of communications, events and external relations of Dectar from the beginning. In her career, she has worked for brands in the tourism sector such as eDreams and Vueling, and others active in the field of web reputation, data analysis, and the right to be forgotten. Passionate about teaching and sharing knowledge, for some years she has been a Contract Professor at the University of Milan-Bicocca. During her free time, Daniela enjoys doing yoga, walking with her dog, and studying to become a Counselor.
Daniela’s motto is “It ain’t over till it’s over”

Sales Consultant Italy

Claudio Leonardi

Claudio brings over 40 years of experience in the IT industry to his role as Country Manager for Italy. Before joining the team, he spent two decades as Head of Information Technology at Juventus Football Club, where he designed and implemented large-scale IT projects. Claudio was a key member of the team that delivered the Allianz Stadium, Juventus Headquarters, Juventus Training Center, J|Medical, and J|Hotel.


Claudio’s motto is “Defending is not important, it’s the only thing that matters”

HR Coordinator

Silvia
Avanzi

Work and Organizational Psychologist, Silvia joined our team as HR Coordinator. She worked as a career coach and HR Recruiter, specializing in job orientation interviews, skill assessment, and individual coaching. Silvia strongly believes in professional exchange, collaboration among teams, and the strategic importance of enhancing human resources in achieving the company’s mission.
Silvia’s motto is “Cultivating cyber strength through human potential: nurturing talent, securing futures”.

Chief Research & Development Officer

Domenico Chirabino

Domenico is a senior full-stack software developer with over 15 years of experience working on large complex projects in a number of Italian government departments. Domenico has vast IT security expertise and has worked in Dectar since our foundation. Domenico’s technical rigour and expertise have been fundamental in shaping Dectar’s mission and philosophy.

Domenico’s motto is “Let’s get stuff done”.

PM & SCRUM Master

Rossella Petrucci

With over a decade of experience in Computer Engineering, Rossella brings a dynamic blend of technical expertise and leadership skills. Her career began as a developer, specializing in mobile platforms before expanding to full-stack development. This technical foundation set the stage for her transition into leadership roles.
In the past three years, Rossella has embraced managerial responsibilities as a Scrum Master and PMO, driving organizational growth through structured processes and methodologies that enhance efficiency and foster innovation. She is passionate about continuous learning and staying at the forefront of emerging technologies, often automating processes to focus on strategic initiatives.
Rossella is determined, positive, and committed to excellence, fostering collaborative and supportive team environments. She looks forward to contributing to Dectar’s continued success with her skills and experiences.
Rossella’s motto is “Together, we can turn challenges into triumphs.”

Head of Emerging Technologies & Security

Anton Angione

Anton has an entrepreneurial and cultural vision that leverages digital potential whilst bridging traditional industries with our evolving digital economy. A visionary advocate of blockchain technology and digital change, Anton develops commercially credible solutions that consistently achieve business growth and ROI. Anton specializes in Blockchain Technology, Strategic Defence, Information Security, Threat Intelligence, Information Security, and Artificial Intelligence solutions. He has worked closely with global financial institutions, with experience advising at both national and international government levels.
Anton’s motto is “In cryptography I trust.”

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Alessandro D’Alfonso

UX/UI Lead

Daniele
Di Vito

Head of Development

Gianmarco Donnici

Back End Developer

Giuseppe De Marco

Senior Developer

Lorenzo Zaccagnini

Full Stack Developer

Luca
Di Marco

HelpDesk Support

Mario
Filice

Senior Support Analyst

Stefano
Bisceglia

Channel Sales Manager Italy

Zoran
Micevski

QA Engineer

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