Mark is an accomplished veteran in technology sales and marketing and has taken products and organizations from the ground up into commercial success. Mark's professional career began in engineering and became a system and design engineer in the defense electronics industry early on. From there, he moved into commercial electronics (picking up an MBA, along the way) and spent over a decade at Toshiba. Mark honed his skills in engineering, sales, and marketing, literally exercising his entire education background as he built his professional competencies. From there, he moved into the world of start-ups and then moved into software, catering primarily to the financial services industry. Mark has taken products from the embryonic stages to full production (managing every stage and every phase of product development) and has managed revenue top-lines exceeding $100 million per year. Organizationally, he has grown departments from the ground floor to national organizations producing millions of dollars in revenue. Mark has a BS in electrical engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Southern California (go Trojans).