Mario Lopez

Solutions Architect, Umbraco MVP, Optimizely Developer, Team Lead

Adv. Dip. Electronics (Tech), Adv. Dip. Photography and Filming (Arts)(Spain)

Mario is an experienced .NET & Optimizely developer, and an Umbraco MVP and Certified Master.

Mario began his career as a 3D and motion graphics designer, later transitioning into freelance programming. After moving to Australia from Spain, he started learning .NET and C# and became an expert in Umbraco. 

He has been an active member of the Umbraco community ever since, and since 2021 has held the title of Umbraco MVP. He has developed a number of Umbraco plugins, written articles, mentored emerging Umbraco developers, and helped to organise UDuf – the Umbraco Down Under Festival. Mario is also a member of the Umbraco Community Package Team.

Mario is also an experienced Optimizely Content Cloud Developer having worked on some of Luminary's largest Optimizely implementations. 

Mario prides himself on focusing not just on the user experience of a CMS but also the editor experience, an area he feels is often overlooked.

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Mario is inspired by his parents for their strength and adaptability, his wife for her kindness, and his daughter for being funny! 

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Mario used to play guitar in a thrash metal band and met his wife in a flamenco bar.

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