Vladimir Mariano is the cofounder and president of Fairfield County Makers' Guild, an independent makerspace.
Vladimir is also the founder of CT Robotics Academy. As an instructor, he specializes in teaching 3D printing, 3D design, electronics, programming, and using Fusion 360. Many of his classes and projects combine the worlds of art and tech. He also teaches several maker-related classes at local libraries and schools. He has a degree in Geology from West Virginia University and a ROBOTC programming instructor certification from Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy.