Marco Soto, Managing Director in Oceania, oversees the Envista team in Sydney and Melbourne and manages Envista’s operations in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. Additionally, Marco maintains an active workload of consulting files and investigates mechanical and electrical failures, fires and explosions, machinery breakdowns, and workplace accidents.
Marco joined Envista in 2009, where he worked as a Technical Consultant in Raleigh, NC. In 2013, he was transferred to Envista’s Singapore office where he remained through 2016 as a Senior Technical Consultant. Marco then moved to Sydney in 2017 to help open our first Australian office.
Prior to joining Envista, Marco primarily worked in R&D, where he was a product development engineer with a non-profit research organization where we developed energy storage and electronics cooling technology. He joined a commercial spinoff of the non-profit research company and worked on commercializing technology. After that Marco joined a medical device manufacturer developing hardware for the treatment of chronic eye problems and worked as a modelling engineer to develop thermal and mechanical modules of the device prior to patient testing.
Marco attended North Carolina State University, where he gained his bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on Automatic Control. Marco is currently a member of the Forensic Engineering Society of Australia, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the National Association of Fire Investigators (USA), The Institute of Engineering & Technology (UK), and the Institute of Engineers Australia. He is also an active member of Engineers Without Borders Australia, currently mostly as an industry reviewer of student submissions to the EWB Challenge.