Mark Lyford is the rebel entrepreneur with a cause; a self-taught marketer with an eclectic mix of marketing and entrepreneurial experiences. He has 15 years experience as an online entrepreneur and has been in business for over 22 years.
His varied and sometimes controversial career began in earnest in 1997, when he seized an opportunity to enter the adult entertainment industry. At the height of his success, Mark was living with his wife and first son in The Bahamas, enjoying his millionaire status and had over 32,000 websites.
In 2002, having dramatically lost everything during a progressive move to increase business, he moved back to the UK, bankrupt and desperate to re-gain his status. His marital break-up and even a subsequent prison sentence could not make him lose his resolve. In recent years, he has emerged like the phoenix from the ashes of his former career, rebuilding his Internet business and re-inventing himself with hard work, dedication and with some inspired creative product making.
Dedicated to his business goals, he currently is the owner and co founder of 5 companies and an international speaker renowned for his talks on Bitcoin and Entrepreneurialism.
Mark runs an office in his home town of Ashby De La Zouch in Leicestershire supported by his team of over 12 people.
His book ‘Rebel Entrepreneur’, written in 2013, is no regular business book. It charts his rise and fall and rise again while giving its readers real life and no B.S. business advice.
In his latest book ‘Digital Money Revolution’, launching early 2016, Mark has written an informative guide to Bitcoin and crypto currencies and managed to demonstrate the world changing power they have to change the world of finance as we know it.
Mark also plans to launch his new ‘Entrepreneur Action’ book in 2016 and update his first ‘Rebel Entrepreneur’ book, too.
Mark lives in Ashby De La Zouch in the Midlands of England with his fiancé Kate, his sons James 15, Alexander 11 and his dogs Bella and Pie.