Mr. Marco Orellana
Marco Orellana, with 25 years of experience in applying IT for Mining,
is Chief Information Officer of Codelco since 2003, the largest
copper producing company in the world. He is responsible for
developing new strategies for the mining business through the
application of information, automation and communication technologies.
Marco is also a board member at Micomo, a joint venture between
Codelco and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT). Its goal is to
adapt and commercialize services based on advanced information and
communication technologies to meet the growing demands of the mining
sector and other productive companies.
In 2007, for the achievements in innovation with his project "Digital
Codelco", Marco won the award for Strategic IT Management from
Universidad Catolica de Chile (one of the top business schools in
South America). This is a 10-year project, conceived by the IT
department and later adopted by the board as part of their business
strategy. Managing knowledge as an asset and acquiring adaptability
as part of the business culture are two of its goals.