Mark serves as Vice President of Strategic Development, guiding the Alliance’s efforts to develop and promote standards and services for the global IoT marketplace. In this role he works closely with the Alliance’s Board of Directors and Member companies to ensure all technology and business elements are in place for successful deployment of products and services to the market.

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of electronic product solutions, including a background in product design and development, having served as V.P. of Engineering for products as diverse as high-end sound reinforcement, vehicular sensing and controls, premise wiring solutions and automated building controls. His specialties are RF Mesh Networks and Home Automation and Security. His passion is using technology to improve the lives of those that need assistance to make it through the day with comfort, safety and dignity.

Prior to joining the ZigBee Alliance, Mark served as the Chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance. Mark holds Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Chemistry from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a MBA from City University, Seattle.