Lorenzo has a M.Sc. degree in Software Engineering and has been working with PHP and other languages for over 10 years. He’s the lead maintainer of several PEAR packages (MDB2, Pager, Translation2…) and is a long time contributor to open source projects. He’s also a researcher in the machine learning / NLP fields, and is generally interested in databases, algorithms and data structures.
Currently he works as a Technical Team Leader at Ibuildings UK, helping high profile companies develop critical web applications. You can read his articles on his personal site or on the Ibuilding’s techPortal.