Paolo Belcastro is a highly accomplished professional in the field of product development and operations, currently serving as the Head of Product and Operations for Jetpack & .blog at Automattic. With a strong focus on creating innovative solutions, Paolo plays a key role in building and enhancing the Jetpack platform and overseeing the operations of the .blog registry.
Having studied Photography at the prestigious Ecole Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière and completed his education at Lycée Louis Le Grand, Paolo possesses a unique blend of creativity and analytical thinking. This diverse background has allowed him to excel both in technical roles and in managing distributed teams.
Throughout his career, Paolo has embraced remote work, having started working remotely in 1994 and managing distributed teams since 1998. He firmly believes in the power of remote work to foster a harmonious coexistence for the future population of the planet. His extensive experience in this field makes him an authority on remote work practices and a proponent for its adoption on a global scale.
Passionate about photography, Paolo showcases his talent through his personal photography website, paolo.blog. His keen eye for capturing moments and his dedication to his craft are evident in his stunning photographic works. Beyond his professional pursuits, Paolo dedicates his free time to his family, cats, and various hobbies.
In terms of education, Paolo's studies at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière and Lycée Louis Le Grand have equipped him with a solid foundation in photography and a comprehensive understanding of the arts. These academic achievements, combined with his practical experience, have shaped his unique perspective on product development and operations.