Marco is a long-time technology professional based in the Netherlands, who cut his teeth in the early 90's writing his own Content Management System for his employer, eventually being fast-tracked into a management position where he was responsible for a team of consultants and software developers for embedded systems - the software which runs our TVs, video games consoles and phones to name but a few.
After starting his own business in software and consultancy, Marco decided to focus on web development using Joomla. Fast tracking the business as co founder, and director of the Viryagroup following JandBeyond 2013 (merging Virya Technologies & Dings IT Solutions BV.).
Marco is a member of the Joomla Production Leadership, he leads the development of Joomla! X and participates the new Media Manager. Marco enjoys porting over the processes and best practices from embedded/consumer electronics software development to the world of the web and CMS. He loves new technologies and likes to talk on a wide range of subjects from Joomla!X design, front-end development, programming to processes and project management