Andrea received the Laurea and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. During the Ph.D., he worked on Phase Change Memories in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Politecnico di Milano), collaborating with the Non-Volatile Memory Technology Development Group of STMicroelectronics, Agrate Brianza. In 2007 he joined STMicroelectronics working on advanced technologies for Non-Volatile Memories. From 2008 to 2013 he worked as cell lead engineer on 45 and 28 nm PCM technology developments, firstly as a Numonyx employee and then joining Micron Technology. In the same years, Andrea cooperated with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, in holding master classes on electronics and signal conditioning. From 2014 to March 2020, he worked on 3DXpoint technologies, in charge of the cell development at the most advanced scaled nodes. Since April 2020, Andrea is a fellow in STMicroelectronics, leading the cell development of embedded PCM technologies. Andrea is author and co-author of more than 60 papers and more than 130 granted US patents, resulting in a h-index of 29 according to google scholar.