"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor."
Mark has been involved in high technology for nearly four decades. Whether aa part of another enterprise or leading one he founded, Mark enjoys bringing new products and services to the market, solving previously unsolved problems, and creating value for shareholders.
Today, Mark is President, Spatial Datalyst, the leading provider of RF planning software for 5G, CBRS, microwave, and unlicensed outdoor wireless networks.
He is also a Partner, in CommerceBasix, a management and technology consultancy focused on assisting enterprises (private sector and Fed Gov) identify and integrate impactful technology solutions
Mark's father introduced him to photography when he gave him his first camera, a Kodak Instamatic, at the age of ten. Since then, Mark always has a camera with him.
Mark enjoys street photography, architectural photography, and candid photography.
You can see his monochrome (BW) images on his Instagram site.
Other work, including color images, portraits, and more subjects can be found on his Flickr site.
Mark enjoys using his skill to bring joy and good memories to others. Contact him if you'd like him to capture some special moments for you or your family.
How long were you in radio? Mark often gets asked that question after people listen to his podcasts. The truth is: Mark never worked in broadcast but he has an ear for what sounds good >and he works hard to emulate the best podcasters on the air.
Mark's first commercial podcast, Connected and Smart Apartments discusses how Wi-Fi and streaming video are changing the entertainment industry for apartment owners and developers. You can listen to the series on Apple Podcasts
Coming soon will be a podcast titled, "10 Minutes of 5G", in which Mark will be discussing the fast changing world of 5G telecommunications.
And just for fun and his family, Mark produces "The Lovely Podcast," which features interviews with his four oldest granddaughters (out of eight!).
Mark is passionate about giving back to the community that has done so much for him. Incarnation House is a place he chooses to support with his time and money because of the powerful impact it is having on the next generation of students from North Dallas High School.
Ever wonder why you can connect to the Internet at Starbucks, airports, and hotels? Well, Mark co-founded MobileStar Network, the company that pioneered public access Wi-Fi at Starbucks, American Airlines, and Hilton. You can read the story here.