Mark has over 25 years of senior management expertise within the Web know-how sector. He was instrumental within the success of a number of start-ups, together with the COO of Skyscanner, certainly one of Europe’s most profitable know-how firms, the place he was accountable for the final administration of the enterprise.
In 2014, the Institute of Administrators named him Director of the Yr and in 2016 he received the UK Digital Masters Award for Excellence in Common Administration. In 2019, he was awarded an honorary Physician of Science diploma by the College of Glasgow.
Since leaving Skyscanner, Mark’s focus has been on start-ups in Scotland and internationally as a start-up/scale-up advisor, investor and non-executive director. He’s additionally Professor on the College of Glasgow’s Faculty of Computing Science, Senior Fellow at Strathclyde College’s Innovation Centre, and an advisor to the Scottish Authorities on know-how coverage. He’s at present main the federal government’s program to speed up the expansion of the Scottish high-technology sector.