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Marc Mercuri

Marc Mercuri

Marc Mercuri is the Directory of Business Innovation at Microsoft where he works with public and private sector organizations to tackle emerging scenarios with next generation technology.

His recent projects having included Citizen Science focused projects like NASA’s “Be A Martian” and the Pathfinder Innovation Challenge websites, Microsoft Town Hall for community engagement, the LookingGlass social media platform, rich search experiences with Tafiti and the RoboChamps robotics competition and web experience.

Marc has been in the industry for 17 years, spanning roles across Microsoft in consulting, evangelism, and incubation.

Marc joined Microsoft to serve as a Principal Consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) . While in MCS, he drove multiple large-scale, award-winning solutions in the public sector that encompassed the majority of the Microsoft platform as well as many key third-party technologies.

Marc has spoken at numerous conferences and has written articles focused on services and mobile application development. He is the author of Beginning Information Cards and CardSpace: From Novice to Professional and is a co-author of Windows Communication Foundation Unleashed!, Windows Communication Foundation 3.5 Unleashed! and Windows Communication Foundation: Hands On!


Cloud Computing
Location: Room 207 A
Marc Mercuri (Microsoft), Michelle Viotti (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Michelle Viotti discusses how NASA/JPL is using the cloud to drive large-scale engagement with citizenry in the area of Citizen Science. Marc Mercuri will discuss the underlying technology and approach used for the solution. The session will contain an overview and lessons learned from the launch of the ‘Be A Martian’ website and Pathfinder Innovation Challenge. Read more.
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