Mark is a technology and business manager with 30 years experience in engineering, marketing, sales and general management. His expertise is the development and launch of disruptive, breakthrough products to global market segments. Mark’s focus is on balanced scorecard systems and strategic initiatives for technology companies.
Mark's years of consulting experience in strategic planning and support services for M&A is complemented by 30 years of experience in high tech equipment firms, including VP/GM roles within Schlumberger (SLB), JDS Uniphase (JDSU) and others, as well as M&A experiences in acquisition, divestiture, integration, and operation of merged entities.
Mark's international business experience includes customer engagements in Europe, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, PRC and Southeast Asia. He has established and managed international sales and support channels, as well as multi-million dollar capital equipment co-development projects.
As a technologist, Mark holds 6 patents and has been published in major technology forums. He is experienced in semiconductor test and diagnostics, complex real-time s/w systems, as well as information and collaboration systems.
Mark holds a BSEE from the University of Pittsburgh. He began his career as an engineer with Rockwell (ROK) and Tektronix, before spending 10 years with Tokyo based Advantest (ATE), aiding in the formation and growth of its US subsidiary.