Matteo Gavagnin

Who I'm – What I like – What I do
 

Famiglia Gavagnin

I'm nobody without my family

Interests

Volkswagen California

Whenever we can, we take our Cali, grab some food and go camping. Life is awesome!
Camping in Cali

Ski Mountaneering

Freedom and strength. The fatigue of going up is balanced by breathing fresh air surrounded by amazing and pure mountains. Also going downhill is pretty awesome.
Skiing

Apple

LeleMy uncle Lele bought his first Mac in 1986. Everything started there, as the time spent with him is one of my first memories. My love for Apple is really strong.

Mi manchi zio ❤️

Podcasts

I really enjoy listening to (mostly tech) podcasts.

The ones I'm usually able to listen to every week are ATP, Connected, The Talk Show, Under the Radar and Upgrade.

I also really love using Overcast to play them.

  • ATP
  • Connected
  • The Talk Show
  • Under the Radar
  • Upgrade
AGESCI - Ass. Guide e Scout Cattolici Italiani

My parents were scout (or better are still: one time scout, always scout) so I've been surrounded since my birth. I started as Lupetto at 8 and never stopped until my marriage in 2011, as I settled in Trento.

CAI - Club Alpino Italiano

Member since 1990.

Mountain lover.
Cai Card

Jobs

Università degli Studi di Trento

I have a master degree in Environmental Engineering.

Some really interesting stuff, but in the end side projects became my fulltime job.

Rifugio Città di Fiume

Rifugio FiumeI've helped my parents rebuilding and managing this amazing mountain hut in the Dolomites since 2005.

MobFarm

I founded this software development company in early 2009, but started developing iPhone apps the previous summer. In December 2013 I switched travel mates.

Creapptor

I founded this company on August 2012 to develop web services. During my tenure as CTO we developed Passdock.

I sold my stocks at end of 2014 and left the company.

Dimension

Joined Dimension as head of mobile development in January 2014. I really enjoy crafting apps with this amazing team.

Dolomate

In 2016 I just started another company for my own projects and collaborations. It's a one man show.

Products

FastPdfKit

The first iOS SDK to easily view PDF documents inside any app. FastPdfKit is used by hundereds developers, and choosen by world class brands.

EXMU - EXplora MUseum

An interactive museum guide designed to enhance contents and exhibitions, available for iOS and Android. Beware: beacons used heavily.

Passdock

A platform conceived to easily genarate Passes for Apple Wallet and compatible apps.

Latest Posts

Hiking Map

I’m building modern digital map suitable for hiking in the Alps as the existing ones are lacking too many basic features that you usually need if you are outdoor in the mountains.

WWDC Hardware Predictions

In less than a week Apple WWDC’s Keynote will take place and they will unveil some new stuff to 5000 developers (myself included) plus a bunch of journalists.

WWDC Plan

This will be my fifth WWDC as I had the opportunity to attend it since the 2012 edition (thanks Giovanni that gave me his ticket as he couldn’t attend). Then I won the lottery four times in a row from 2014 to 2017 🤷‍♂️.

 
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