Marc Garriga is graduated from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, (UPC), with a degree in Computer Science Engineering; he also holds a degree in Marketing Techniques and Research from the Open University of Catalonia, (UOC).

He has been focusing his professional job on Open Data projects and, in fact, on Open Government initiatives, he has participated in many initiatives regarding these topics.

In mid-2012 he founded desideDatum Data Company, focused on providing data management services, essentially in these main topics: Open Data, Open Government (Transparency issues included) and Smart City.

He is a pro public sector, pro transparency, pro open data, pro open government and pro network society activist and a usual lecturer on these topics in conferences, articles, etc.