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About me

Marco is a successful entrepreneur and investor with more than 25 years of intensive experience as Co-Founder and CEO in media, technology, and the events industry companies. In this capacity, he sits on Boards of Directors as well as on advisory boards and he assists co-founders and CEOs in consultative capacities to help drive business planning, growth, and strategy.

Marco is Founder and CEO of Vesuvio Ventures, providing early stage entrepreneurs access to coaching, partnerships, advisory, and capital.

After several years in a successful career as a corporate executive at Apple, Marco pursued his entrepreneurial ambitions and became:

  • Co-founder and Board Member of Mind Opener, a leading publishing group in Latin America that was later sold to British Pearson Media Group, and
  • Co-founder and Board Member of e-mind, an internet and media communications company that was sold to Liberty Media.
  • President, CEO, and co-founder of Mind Trainer (later Reed Exhibitions), a firm specializing in the organization of major regional tradeshows and events that was sold to Reed Elsevier after a successful long-term joint venture.

Marco is a Harvard Business School OPM Graduate, and member of YPO, the Young Presidents Organization and a frequent speaker at industry conferences on topics such as entrepreneurship, corporate innovation, and digital disruptive technologies.