Mark T. Adams

Work History

Work History
Apr 2014 - Present

Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

Hewlett-Packard
• Develop strategic communications plan on behalf of the HP Chief Information Officer. • Drive global press relations including news announcements, thought leadership stories, and media relations with technology and business publications. • Manage executive communications including external speakerships, customer presentations, and employee communications.
May 2012 - Mar 2014

Global Communications Director

Intel Corporation
• Led global communications team in the Software & Services Group. • Drove worldwide communications strategy including press/analyst relations, event planning, field communications, and employee communications. • Selected as inaugural Intel Brand Ambassador to promote the company worldwide.
Jun 2011 - May 2012

Chief of Staff

Intel Corporation
• Technical Assistant responsible for leading senior staff meetings, setting quarterly business objectives, and managing budget/headcount. • Directed external and internal communications including executive keynotes, press relations, organizational announcements, and employee open forums.
Apr 2004 - May 2011

Director of Global Communications

Intel Capital
• Directed global communications, press relations, financial reporting, external affairs, and entrepreneur programs for world’s largest technology investment organization. • Drove global press coverage, increasing stories to 2,800 in 2010 from 1,050 in 2009. This represents an average of 199 per announcement in 2010 vs. 87 in 2009. • Started CEO Summit sponsorship program with $480K revenue in 2008, $800K 2009, and $1.075 million in 2010 – exceeding total event costs. • Led launch of Intel Capital cleantech program worldwide with first cleantech investments in California, Germany, and China. • Initiated new Intel Capital branding strategy including new logo and web site re-launch. • Established external affairs strategy to partner with key entrepreneur associations. • Founded Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley to encourage entrepreneurship, make a positive social impact, and enhance brand reputation. • Created higher education entrepreneur curriculum program with Intel Foundation.

Education

Education
1995 - 1997

MBA

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
• Graduated in top ten percent of class. Program ranked in top 20 nationwide. • Executive officer and chapter co-founder, Net Impact, non-profit aimed at developing next generation of socially responsible business leaders among MBA students and alumni. • Awarded graduate assistant position working with undergraduate students. Provided career guidance, taught entrepreneurship course, and created academic web site. • Created joint concentration with School of Public & Environmental Administration. Courses included environmental law and management, public policy, and biology.
1984 - 1988

BA

Vanderbilt University
Cum Laude graduation with GPA 3.35/4.0. • Instructor in Vanderbilt Outdoor Education Program, outdoor leadership and wilderness skills course. Taught classroom sessions while training students in rock climbing, whitewater canoeing, caving, and winter backpacking. • Studied internationally for one year at Vanderbilt-in-France and at the Sorbonne in Paris.

Skills

Skills

Sustainability

Marketing Communications

Marketing Strategy

Community Relations

Corporate Communications

Public Relations

Strategic Planning

Corporate Social Responsibility

Entrepreneurship

Venture Capital