As Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Mark provides leadership in developing strategy that drives Adara’s direct sales and sales channel objectives. In particular, in addition to seeking and interfacing directly with new Service Provider customers, Mark focuses on areas where the adoption of Adara’s advanced service solutions can be accelerated through collaboration with strategic partners.
Prior to joining Adara, Mark spent 15 years with Cisco Systems and Scientific-Atlanta, supporting North American Service Providers as a customer program manager, regional and strategic sales account executive, business development executive, country sales manager, regional sales manager, and manager of business development within the Connected Device Business Entity. As a Regional Sales Manager with Cisco’s Service Provider Video Technology Group, Mark was able to grow annual revenue in this segment by $100 million over three years to nearly $300 million.
Mark resides in Georgia and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hartford and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.