Marco Marquez

Solutions Architect / Sales Engineer

Intro

What I am all about.

Hi! I'm Marco and I'm an independent consultant (hire me!) where I advise small and big companies on how to go through a digital transformation from monolithic infrastructures to microservices.

Currently, I work as a Sr. Solutions for Kong Inc. Prior to this, I worked at New Relic as a Technical Partner Manager. If you want to get in contact with me, feel free to email me at marco.marquez.b {at} gmail.com.

Experience

Yes. I've been around.
August 2017 – Present

Kong Inc

Senior Solutions Architect

Vienna, AT

Work side-by-side with the sales team, identifying, qualifying business opportunities with focus on the technical needs of the customer. Once identified and qualified, I impart live demos of Kong's API Gateway in order to show value of the product and meet prospect's business requirements.

October 2015 – August 2016

New Relic

Technical Partner Manager

San Francisco, CA, US

Acted as a dedicated service-side point of contact for New Relic API Developer Partners. Conducted high-impact services including customized product trainings, account reviews, feature request prioritization, and on-site visits.

April 2014 – October 2015

New Relic

US SMB & LatAm Enterprise Sales Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

Responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process and working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate for our suite of products.

April 2012 – April 2014

Box

Technical Consultant

Los Altos, CA, US

Responsible for providing business, advisory and technical skills to Box's most amazing and important customers. I work with customers on designing and implementation of systems that may include object/data modeling, workflow design business logic programming and solving other technical and business problems as driven by customer requirements. I was the technical lead on the team that helped implement one of Box's biggest customers, Schneider-Electric.

April 2009 – April 2012

Planisware

Technical Consultant II

San Francisco, CA, US

Responsible for implementing Planisware's software solution and providing customer support with their configuration, use and maintenance. Worked as part of a team for the development and implementation of Project, Resource and Portfolio management systems for both Alcon and Roche. Additionally, I authored and performed system administrator's trainings for Roche. These trainings were done in United Kingdom, Switzerland, Poland and United States.

May 2008 – August 2008

Goldman Sachs

Network Desktop Solution (NDS) Technology Team

San Francisco, CA, US

Held multifaceted responsibilities to configure, install and administer Citrix XP/VMWare ESX server farms. Improved inventory control capabilities by developing a script that gathered, organized and outputted how server farms where divided based on location and department.

Education

Lazy isn't in my vocabulary.
2016 – 2018

WU Executive Academy

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Entrepreneurship

Vienna, AT

Graduated from the WU Executive Academy with focus on Entrepreneurship & Innovation - with honors.

2005 – 2009

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computational Engineering

Berkeley, CA, US

Studied a large blend of courses which mainly included Engineering, Math, Computer Science and Numerical Analysis. I managed to do this while supporting myself through college by working 20+ hrs / week for the last three years, including the summers. The summer after graduation I lived in Italy for 4 months. During this time, I traveled to many countries across Europe including: France, England, Switzerland, Spain and Germany.

2010 – 2012

City College of San Francisco

Continuing Education

San Francisco, CA, US

Classes taken in order to keep up with the newest technologies. - CNIT201E (CCNA Course). Network Fundamentals. - CNIT202E (CCNA Course). Routing Protocols and Concepts. - CNIT133. Interactive Web Pages in Javascript. - CS130. PHP Programming. - CS160B. Unix/Linux Shell Script Programming - SMBS135. Ownership/Operation of Small Businesses - Photography 51 - Beginning Photography Achieved a grade of A (Excellent) for all of the courses above.

Languages

Hello? Hola? Hallo?
01

English

Native / Mother Tongue

02

Spanish

Native / Mother Tongue

03

German

Professional working proficiency

04

Italian

Limited working proficiency

Awards / Certifications

Happy times!

AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Level

Issued January 2020


Top Global Performer

Global Top Performer (based on revenue) Solutions Architect in FY2020


Above and Beyond FY2015/2016

New Relic Award given to those that exceed expectations. I was given the award twice, in two different fiscal years, 2015 & 2016.