As Director of IT for the most technologically advanced motor racing circuit in the world, the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi, Mario led the delivery of the IT technology and systems infrastructure implementation which commenced with the construction of the circuit and led to the successful delivery of three F1 GP's. He also led two IT/Operational activation teams that successfully delivered the inaugural Austin/Circuit of the Americas and SochiAutodrom F1 GPs.
As CIO of Dubai Sports City, a $3.2bn construction project and the world’s first purpose built sports city, Mario was responsible for the specification and implementation of the IT infrastructure.
He also helped establish Norwich City FC's CRM systems strategy that has been widely used as the blueprint throughout sport.
Mario is now a Lecturer at University Campus of Football Business (UCFB), based at the Wembley Stadium campus.