Testing the Olympics to its limits


Posted on: Dec 18, 2017 by Marc Gutierrez

The second Technical Rehearsal took place this weekend. It marks the final step in testing our systems and teams’ readiness for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

During this final rehearsal, Atos teams came up against hundreds of pre-defined operational scenarios from cyber security attacks to natural disasters with one goal in mind: delivering the best Olympic experience of all time.

Take a look at our graphic below to see what it really means to test the Olympics to its limits…

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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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