Mark is the President & Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of FireScope, Inc. Mark has a passion and track record for building and leading innovative organizations. He is a technology veteran who most recently served as Global CTO at Lone Star Funds\Hudson Advisors, a global private equity firm. Before Lone Star, Mark served five years as CEO of Vectrix, a venture-backed technology company. Prior to Vectrix, he served in various executive, management and technology roles with Metromedia, Perot Systems, DC Systems, GTE and Amerada Hess, securing more than 22+ years of experience in technology. He serves on the board of directors for FireScope and holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Tulsa. Mark holds several industry certifications such as the CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, PMP and CEH. Previously, he was named an Ernst & Young's "Entrepreneur of Year - SW Region" Finalist and has presented the Doak Walker Award on ESPN. He served honorably in the United States Army's 3rd Ranger Battalion, 2/187th and the 82d Airborne Div. Mark believes companies should win by doing the right things with strong vision and great people.
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