Mario Behling is a German born technologist with more than a decade of experience in international ICT development, start ups and events organization. He is the CEO of MBM International and works closely with Asian and African partners to develop open ICT solutions for social change. He is the founder of the FOSSASIA event series, where he brings together the global development community with Asian contributors. In 2009 Mario started the Linux distribution Lubuntu. He runs the blog of the freifunk community and advises the Crypto-Stick project on business development. Apart from IT, Mario designed and build a hotel in the Vietnam Mekong delta and runs an Eco tour company.