- business development
- natural language processing
- software development
Mario is responsible for overseeing the daily activities of the Innovation Studio, an innovation showcase which allows the research labs to demonstrate their innovative ideas in a professional, "hands-on" environment. Mario facilitates “Dreaming Sessions” where customers and prospects are invited to share their top challenges with researchers working on the cutting edge of technology. He joined what was formerly the Xerox Research Centre Europe Technology Showroom in Grenoble, France, in early 2006 and has been managing the Showroom since April 2012.
Mario creates customized experiences to help drive revenue by identifying and addressing unmet client needs. He has also overseen the development of research demos using new technologies, including patient-centric healthcare applications, novel user interfaces for image categorization and retrieval, and cross-language text analytics systems.
Mario holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa and specialises in Natural Language Processing. Before joining, Mario worked for the prestigious Language Technologies Research Centre in Canada where he was involved in several projects encompassing cross-language information retrieval, terminology extraction, sentiment analysis and machine translation.