FRANCESCO DE MARCHIS
Chief Technology Officer
Francesco is responsible for LCTG IT division since March 2015. Here, he is driving an innovative Technology and Product Roadmap to enhance LCTG’s role in the Travel and Hospitality arena. Previously, he had been the CIO of Play.com building a new, digital ecommerce offering in the media business, while also expanding the 3rd Parties Offering bringing Play.com to become the 3rd ranked online marketplace in the UK. Prior to Play.com, he had been CIO/CTO for travel companies like Orbitz World Wide, Travelport and Jac Travel where he accomplished major complex platform implementation and migrations.
Before coming to the UK, he worked for 12 years in the USA playing a key role in the ecommerce market. As VP of Product Development for ATG, he led the implementation of the Ecommerce Suite, which was awarded #1 in the Gartner Magic Quadrant and best product of the year 2004-2006.
Francesco has a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Rome. He lives in North London with his wife and two sons.