Mark is a problem solver with an aptitude for identifying causality and actions. As an advisor, scientist, and innovator, Mark has worked domestically and internationally assisting hundreds of clients understand and profit from emerging operations, technologies, and work forces. He has advised numerous Fortune 500 firms and their executives on post-deal M&A integration efforts, new markets, operational efficiencies, and organizational restructurings. Mark’s line and c-level experience has been created from a hands-on foundation of business and technology expertise and delivery. His thought leadership, expertise, and corporate brand are recognizable within several industries due to extensive publications, articles, conferences, and books. Mark works independently as a SME with a host of international individuals and organizations helping teams understand the relevant application of innovative ideas. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and a Master’s in Business.
Mark continues to provide strong listening and problem-solving skills that surrounding trained capabilities of strategic visioning and operational delivery within healthcare, telecommunications, financial services and market exchanges. With extensive international program management coupled with cultural identification envelop a quiet demeanor underpinned by a wide range of solution capabilities, Mark has been able to consistently excel. His responsibilities and challenges have included corporate spin-offs, startups, organizational transformations and turnarounds, new product launches, application development, outsourcing, corporate executive roles, and very large, international programs ranging from green field to hundreds of millions in yearly operating budgets. As the creator of Innovative Relevance®, Mark has published hundreds of articles, writes a financial industry lobbying column in its twelfth year, released dozens of research reports, two books on innovation, and starting in 2015, authors a column on green building and operation for equestrian facilities. Mark has assembled a career of fixing things that were “broke”, finding a solution when there was none evident, and delivering a quiet exit.