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Marco Orellana

Gerente Continuidad Operacional

Marco Antonio Orellana Silva was born in 1958.. He received the Information Processing Engineering degree from the University of Chile, later obtaining a diploma in Information Management from the University of Santiago. He is married and has 3 children. he work in CODELCO, the largest copper producer in the world, from 1986.

He promoted a new vision for worK in minning sector based in digital transformation and is an active member of several users groups, such as SAP for Mining, the associations of CIOs of large organizations in Chile and of CIOs of mining companies based in Chile and Peru. At the same time, he is in close contact with ICT industry leaders worldwide, sharing and discussing frontier topics related to DIGITAL CODELCO. For this role, in 2007 he was awarded the recognition of “Manager of the Year” in Chile by CETIUC. In 2010 the Chilean technology community recognized the DIGITAL CODELCO strategy, honoring Codelco-Chile with the prize of “CIO of the Year” and in 2011 he wins the MIT CIO Award for Innovation and Leadership. In 2012 is incorporated in Computerworld Global 100 Award, in 2013-2015 is incorporated in HITEC 50 ranking for Hispanic IT Community in USA, in 2016 was honored for the Community IT/Mining in Lima Perú, in 2016 is incorporated in ranking Global 50 Smart Industry.