Marc builds tools, demos, codelabs and other things to make the Google Cloud Platform easier and more fun to use. Originally from New Jersey, then Seattle, he now lives and works in London. Marc co-authored a book about Google Compute Engine and wrote the product announcement demo. In a previous life, he developed communication systems at Bell Labs and Lucent Technologies. Outside of work, Marc enjoys indie music, quirky films (especially documentaries), books, puzzles, and chess. He is also very interested in education, teaching, and applying technology (like spaced repetition and Google Codelabs) to enhance the learning experience. Blogging and more here.