Mario has almost 16 years of experience in the areas of strategic planning, leadership and innovation, and change management in the field of information technology. He has a Masters Degree in Information Management and consults with international schools to provide infrastructure guidance, enabling schools to implement IT solutions that match their needs in areas such as complete Wired and Wireless Secure Infrastructure, BYOD, Cloud Computing (Microsoft Office 365 & Google Apps), Licensing, Resource Planning, Business Continuity and Infrastructure Disaster Management.
Mario has extensive experience in technology conference planning and execution, including organizing Asia’s first laptop conference for international schools. He has presented at international conferences such as the ISTE Conferences in the US, ASB Un-Plugged, Innovate Conference (Brazil), and the Laptop Institute in Memphis, USA. Presentations have included topics such as ITIL, Help Desk Management, IT Budgeting, Vendor and Configuration Management, Wireless Access and Security for IT Directors and Head of School’s, BYOD and Cyber Security.
Mario’s current position as Director of Technology Support at ASB involves leading the entire IT infrastructure and IT support operations, providing critical support in a school known for being a world leader in education. He has successfully planned and implemented the BYOD program including setting up the IT infrastructure to support an environment for multiple operating systems. Mario has setup and administered online learning environments such as Haiku and Moodle. For the past decade Mario has taught a cyber security course at ASB and is now teaching this course through the ASB Online Academy.
In addition to his role in schools, Mario has worked in the Business Processing Outsourcing industry, providing complete infrastructure setup of offices in the UK and India, and remote set up of offices in the US, New Zealand, Spain and Mexico. His role involved managing the entire IT infrastructure to best provide a quality service to customers. Mario is an expert in leveraging his experience and skills to accomplish, innovate, and lead organizations as they develop their strategic information technology vision.