A leader with long experience in global hi-tech business. Marco has been COO of Apple Computer in Cupertino responsible for Global Operations, Marketing and Sales after a successful turnaround of Apple EMEA activities as President of Apple Europe. Previously he spent over 20 years at Texas Instruments managing all business units in EMEA based in Brussels and ASIA based in Hong Kong. During his 3 years tenure, TI Asia increased its revenues from $1B to over $4B.
In Brussels he won the prestigious European Quality Award and was appointed Chairman of the American-European Electronics Association representing over 300 thousands workers at the European Commission in Brussels.
Marco holds a degree in telecom engineering from the prestigious University of Bologna and attended an executive MBA program at INSEAD Institute. He is sitting in several boards across the world and invests in innovative new technologies.
He has published three books;
- Da Chianciano a Cupertino
- Business Humanum Est
- Guida all’IA per umani
Currently he is involved in several activities around Artificial Intelligence :
- he has created the Institut EuropIA
- contributed to the creation of the Maison de l’Intelligence Artificielle in Sophia ANTIPOLIS
- started the WAICF in Cannes planned on Feb 10 to 12 , 2022