José Mariñez

Bio

José Mariñez has many years of experience combining technical expertise, a passion for innovation, and business savviness. He’s contributed to great successes at large corporations – including among many Computer Associates, Microsoft, DoubleClick(Google),Nokia and Ericsson - startups, and supporting non-profit/community based organizations. His contributions have varied with every organization, but his most valued efforts are aligned with enhancing the lives of “everyday people.” From initiating open Wi-Fi networks in Sri Lanka, to 3D printing and physical computing at MIT’s FabLab or Synthetic Biology at Genspace, José consistently pushes the envelope of innovation, but always with the end-user in mind. Currently, José is Chief Evil Scientist at AWAR3 and as co-founder of SOMA – a personal cyber security anti-surveillance platform – all whilst spending his time hacking, designing, teaching and looking for ways to stay healthy to live to 600.

José Mariñez