Mariano’s responsibilities at GNAX include helping establish and execute the company’s technology direction within the cloud computing marketplace. Additionally, he works with internal teams to ensure alignment and delivery of innovative cloud computing products and services.
Before joining GNAX, Mariano headed a team responsible for the creation of the Enterprise Virtualization Platform for The Home Depot. He guided the platform development process from strategy through adoption in lab tests, then to full implementation in tens of thousands of virtual machines worldwide. The platform encompassed two corporate data centers and more than 2,000 remote locations. Mariano has also held technical, operational and leadership positions at companies including The Home Depot, BellSouth, CTI Movil (a Verizon subsidiary in South America) and a large, regional Hewlett-Packard Partner.
Mariano holds a Certificate in Management from Emory University as well as Six Sigma and ITIL Certifications. Additionally, he is a two-time recipient of the VMware vExpert Award.