He spent the past 20 years working on cutting edge IT applications and business models for the largest telecom operators worldwide. With 13 years in Hewlett-Packard and 5 years in Ericsson his business and technical background is rich having been exposed to the major technlogical trends, with the purpose to deliver reliable and profitable services. During the past 2 years he became more and more involved with Machine Learning and IoT and he spends his free time researching on these technologies and their potential. Marco holds a Bachelor in Economics and Management and a Master degree in Trade Marking and Commercial Strategies from the University of Parma. Marco works for Ericsson as a Principal Consultant, responsible for IT projects and strategies in Europe and Latin America, currently focused on strategy and critical activities for Network Management and 5G introduction.