Mark’s professional background combines deep experiences in the government, military and Silicon Valley technology and learning markets with an educational background in anthropology and history. He has an extensive technical and technology background in the the e-learning marketplace, in areas ranging from mobile to performance support to game-based learning and technical standards. He has been a consultant working with government and corporate clients on strategies around using emerging technologies.
Mark joined Amazon on the Networked Learning team almost two years ago and has been instrumental in helping create and articulate a vision of enabling learning at scale. Mark had operational responsibility for the enterprise-wide LMS during his first year on the team and during that time led key improvements around data flow and admin capability and support, among others. Over the last year, he used his broad and deep experience with learning systems to build and get funding for a business case to extend Amazon’s learning capabilities even further in order to serve Amazon’s need for a secure, flexible, and learner-focused platform.