Marco is a software engineer with over two decades of experience in cheminformatics, bioinformatics and enterprise software development.He earned his PhD in physics at Syracuse University and completed postdoctoral studies at UCLA. He started his career at Symyx Technologies (now Biovia) working on cheminformatics, LIMS and ELN. In the past decade Marco worked in early startups and larger companies, ranging from clinical human genetics to synthetic biology. Marco joined the Compute team at Octant in early 2023. In his spare time Marco enjoys sailing, cooking, singing and spending time with his wife and two teenage children.