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Mariano Álvarez Diente

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Mariano Álvarez Diente

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Mariano Álvarez has a broad professional experience in the IT industry where he has assumed roles across the complete lifecycle of IT projects, from conceptualization, design and delivery. He acquired also extensive experience as faculty at IBM’s training department. Professor Álvarez currently complements his activity as faculty with responsibilities in diverse telecommunication projects for the public and private sectors. Current focus is with initiatives in the areas of smart homes and network deployment as consultant. This enables him to acquire, also on the field, the depth and breadth of knowledge required to be current and successful in the complex IT world. He has an education and background in Humanities and frequently highlights in his lectures how important it is to focus on technology as an enabler of human evolution. In his view, technology is only useful if the human kind is able to thrive through it. Professor Álvarez always encourages students to explore the uses of technology in developing and expanding niche markets for entrepreneurship.