Mario has taken an interesting path to becoming a software developer. He studied mechatronics engineering at university, worked on a salt field in a community with only 120 people, designed lighting systems on luxury yachts and worked as a high school mathematics teacher for five years. In his free time, Mario likes to play musical instruments such as piano and guitar. He started learning the ukulele after coming to Sydney from Perth two years ago. Mario enjoys being with his seven month old son, Akira, and hopes to teach him how to make music some day.