Marco Tusa 
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Database administration (oracle & MySQL) Architecture & Design Programming (Java, Perl, C/C++) Project Management
Marco Tusa had his own international practice for the past twenty six years. His experience and expertise are in a wide variety of information technology and information management fields of application and cover research, development, analysis, quality control and project management. Marco Tusa has moved from Italy to Ottawa in 2011 and is currently at Pythian as employee, as Cluster Technical Leader for the MySQL technology. He has being working as employee for the SUN Microsystems as MySQL Professional Service manager for South Europe., and previously in MySQL AB. He has worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation since 1994, leading the development of the Organization’s hyper textual environment.Team leader for the FAO corporate database support. For several years he has led the development group in the WAICENT/Faoinfo team. He has assisted in defining the Organization’s guidelines for the dissemination of information from the technology and the management point of view. He has acted as coordinator between WAICENT and other departments; he has been a member of the FAO Information Management and Technology Committee since 1999. He designed and lead the development of some of the main web related FAO projects such as: AGRIS; AGROVOC; FAO Document Repository; INPhO; Country Profile. He also designed and developed the FAO web publishing architecture including the design and development of almost all the web related databases. He has participated in field missions in order to perform analysis, reviews and evaluation of the status of local projects, providing local support and advice. He has participated in the design of the Ethiopian National Agriculture Information System (NAIS). He collaborates with MIT Media Lab (Massachusetts Institute of Technology laboratory) and FAO as Sustainable Information Technology for developing countries Specialist in relation with the FAO’s Special Program for Food Security for Senegal.
Personal Interests
Application development, History of religions, Sports: Cycling; Skiing; SCUBA, family
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