He is a member of the Duke CE faculty, the British Screen Advisory Council,London School of Economics' Network Economy Forum and a BBC Worldwide Labs mentor.
He lectures globally, consults and serves on boards. Current work encompasses the Internet of Things; Smart Cities; Connected Cars; Retail; market disruption and destruction.
Other roles have included: CEO of the Mobile Channel Network, co-founder the Health on the Net Foundation, President of Solid Information Technology, President of the Internet Society, Geneva and board member of Linux International.
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but Mark's breadth of experience isn't confined to hard-nosed technology. Other strings to this bow might be revealed if you ask about the time he was asked to record with Frank Zappa.