Emilio was recently appointed to the role of Regional Director for Technology, Asia-Pacific, where his role involves senior counsel for Australian and regional clients, new business development and training across Ogilvy Public Relation’s extensive Asia-Pacific network. Emilio joined Howorth in July 2006 as Practice Director, leading the Microsoft, Verizon Business and the Australian Information Industry Association teams. With more than 27 years experience in journalism and marketing communications across three continents and various industry sectors, Emilio has a unique perspective on what it takes to be a global player in today’s competitive market place. His track record includes a 9-year stint in the US, working with some of the industry’s best-known names and companies, including: Apple Computer, Philips Semiconductors, Hitachi Semiconductors, Sybase, Inc., SGI, Micron Computer, Starfish Software (a division of Motorola), Outride (a Xerox PARC spin-off) and provided strategic advice to Trend Micro, Filemaker and a number of start-ups. In Australia, Emilio has worked with the following blue chip clients: Apple Computer, MasterCard International, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sungard, Siemens, Freehills, Palm, Inc., Acer, Huawei Technologies, AT&T, CSC, Serena Software, Motion Computing Inc., Vocera Inc., CommVault Systems and Maxtor, Inc. Emilio has a Bachelor of Arts Honours and a Diploma of Education from the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.