As Table XI’s Chief Operating Officer, Mark leads the company’s internal operations and delivery practices, from the sales process and project inception through delivery to launch and maintenance. He manages the entire fulfillment side of the business, and is responsible for Table XI’s team of professionals, including engineers, designers, analysts, and testers.
Mark spent most of the previous decade at global IT consultancy Thoughtworks, where he became an expert in Agile development methodology, serving as Client Principal, Program Manager, and PMO lead. He has worked on large, complex custom development projects around the world, with domain experience in the leasing, insurance, retail, transportation, and healthcare industries.
Though he has lived and worked in places as far-flung as India, Germany, Australia, and the UK, now with a baby and growing family, Mark has traded in his passport for life in the Windy City. Since being back in Chicago, Mark has gotten involved in several local philanthropies and nonprofits. He launched the local community “Ravenswood Outdoor Movie Nights” for families in Chicago, serves as a strategic advisor for the nonprofit Kids in Danger, and volunteers time with the Neighborhood Parents Network. He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a BA in economics and German and is currently studying musicology and general music theory.