Marco has been passionate about informatics since he was little more than a child and used to program games in Basic for Commodore 64 before dedicating himself, while still very young, to innovative projects for the web using Flash and Director (as far back as versions 3 and 5.)
In 2001, he began to collaborate with Macromedia Italia. Since that year he has produced and headed a long series of presentations, conferences and articles, which you can find listed in detail in his blog entitled “hands on Adobe world”, which is currently receiving several thousands of unique visitors every day.
In 2005, Marco has founded Comtaste, a company dedicated to exploring new frontiers in Rich Internet Applications and the convergence between the web and the world of mobile devices—MobyMobile and YouThru are representative of their recent work.
Another example of Marco’s achievements is that he is founder of the biggest worldwide Flash Lite User Group and of www.augitaly.com carries out the role of Channel Manager for the section dedicated to Flex.
He was Technical Editor for Apress, FriendsofED and Wrox for books such as Essential Flash 8, Professiona Flex 2, Flash Application for mobile devices.
He is author for FriendsOfED for the Flex Solutions: Essential Tecniques for Flex 2 and Flex 3 developers book.
This year he was speaker at the MAX Conference in Barcellona where he presented the Extending Flex Components session, at the O’Reilly Web 2.0 Summit in Berlin and at the 360Flex Europe.