Mariano has over 26 years of experience delivering transformational technology solutions in complex environments, including Fortune 100 segment leaders.
Until very recently at Coca-Cola, he led Cloud Ecosystems Architecture & Strategy in the Global IT Organization. As the first external hire for the nascent Cloud CoE, he was responsible for advancing the overall strategy, conceptualizing a multi-cloud framework for diverse Public & Private hosting targets, and evolving in-house skills and capabilities.
Prior to that, Mariano held technical, operational, and leadership positions at companies such as The Home Depot, BellSouth, GNAX Health and CTI Movil, a Verizon subsidiary.
Currently he serves as President of the global VMware Users Group (VMUG) and is a multi-year recipient of the vExpert award.
He is the former Cloud Management Workgroup Chair at ODCA and a co-author of their CMM 3.0 Business Transformation guide. He has been a speaker/panelist in the US & abroad and has authored articles on Cloud, IT Management and Emerging Technologies.
Mariano enjoys exploring the intersection of Cloud, IoT and Digital Transformation, and in his new role he will be leading Disruptive Innovation & Platforms.