Mark has over 15 years of marketing leadership experience in gaming, esports, technology and entertainment (movies and anime). He currently heads up gaming and esports marketing strategy and sponsorships for Verizon. Prior to that Mark created and executed the strategy that transformed Intel into the world’s leading esports technology brand. He has also held executive roles at Viz Media and brand management positions at Mattel.
As an esports marketing pioneer Mark has led partnerships with some of the biggest names in the industry including, 2K, Activision Blizzard, Epic, ESL (Intel Extreme Masters), Riot, Tencent, Twitch and virtually everyone in the hardware ecosystem. He has also had the privilege to play a leading role in bringing esports to the Olympics, creating an esports recruiting program with 200+ colleges with Intel Inspires and the honor of winning 3 back-to-back Esports Awards.