Our BoardCommNexus is a non-profit organization that is member supported. We rely on the sponsorship of industry companies, along with the participation of individuals from our community, to assist us in helping the San Diego technology community. Our Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from our sponsor companies and industry advisors.
At the heart of EvoNexus is a driven team working tirelessly to ensure EvoNexus provides startups with the support and opportunities needed to prosper and pioneer the future of technology.
CommNexus Board Advisor, Novacomm Board Member, MarketLink Committee Chair
Trade Commissioner, Consulate of Canada
Mario has 11 years of R&D experience working for Ericsson in the areas of TDMA and CDMA communications technologies, where he was involved in the design of private radio systems, cable modem broadband telecommunications, and wireless infrastructure systems. He also worked for the Banzai Research Institute in the design and implementation of fully autonomous unmanned ground vehicles for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Mario currently holds the position of Trade Commissioner at the Consulate of Canada in San Diego, where he represents the sectors of Information and Communications Technologies, and Ocean Technologies. He is also an active Board member of industry organizations like CommNexus, NovaComm, and The Maritime Alliance.
Mario earned a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Minor in Mathematics from Southern Illinois University, and 6 years of graduate studies in Telecommunications Engineering from the Universidad Politecnica in Barcelona. He is also a U.S. Merchant Marine Officer, Coast Guard licensed Master Captain.