3 facts you may not know about PyeongChang2018 Olympic Winter Games


Posted on: October 31, 2017 by Marc Gutierrez

In 100 days the opening ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea will commence. This will mark the 23rd Winter Games since the Olympic movement began and our fifth Winter Olympics as Worldwide IT Partner.

To mark the occasion we bring you three facts you may not know about the upcoming Games:

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About Marc Gutierrez

PyeongChang 2018 Chief Integrator
Marc Gutierrez joined the Atos Major Events team in charge of developing the new systems to be delivered for the first time in Salt Lake City Winter Games as IOC Worldwide IT Partner. In 2002 Marc joined the team that would be moving from city to city to deliver the next three Games editions: Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Through that period he had the opportunity to develop his skills in Architecture, Security and Management to become the Chief Technology Officer of Major Events in 2012. As CTO, his focus has been on the design of the new delivery model “build once – use often” and transition to the Cloud. In 2014, he moved to PyeongChang as Chief Integrator to deliver the first edition of the Games, setting the ground for the next Games to come. Personally, Marc has found working for Major Events has allowed him to live in many different countries. Being exposed to so many different cultures and languages has been an amazing experience for him.

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