Marco Balich
Board Chairman, Chief Creative Officer

Marco Balich

Creative Director and Executive Producer with a record number of 35 Olympic Ceremonies and Continental Games credits and hundreds of large-scale events produced all around the world.

Marco’s Olympic experience, awarded with an Emmy Award and a Compasso d’Oro, began with the Salt Lake City 2002 Flag Handover, followed by the Torino 2006 Olympic Ceremonies. He was the Creative Director & Artistic Executive Producer of Sochi 2014 Olympic Closing Ceremony and Paralympic Ceremonies and Executive Producer of the Rio 2016 Olympic Ceremonies (produced by CC2016) watched by 32.6 billion people. 
He also celebrated Italian culture as Artistic Director of the Italian Pavillion and creator of the icon of Expo Milano 2015, the “Tree of Life”, and as Creative Director of “Giudizio Universale. The Sistine Chapel Immersive Show” realized with the scientific advice of the Vatican Museums. 

In 2013, together with Gianmaria Serra and Simone Merico, he founded Balich Worldwide Shows,
 now Balich Wonder Studio, sharing a vision of a new era in the live entertainment industry and delivering positive messages through creativity. 
As Chief Creative Officer of Balich Wonder Studio he embodies the role of leading inspirator and mentor of a multicultural and diverse team of highly talented Creators. His flair and magnetism have been crucial to attract, recruit and raise the best professionals in the industry, making Balich Wonder Studio a unique playground for the creative visionaries from all over the world.
 
“Creating dreams is a serious job, so dream bold, beautiful and big!”