Today, Mark is Chief Technology Officer of Applicable Limited, a Unified Communications focussed private cloud provider with offices in North America, United Kingdom and Australia. Applicable are a leading provider of managed and cloud based services for email and unified communications, specialising in Microsoft Lync. Delivering services to clients in North America, Europe and Asia PAC with true 24x7 enterprise class solutions.
Over the past 17 years Mark has delivered managed and outsourced solutions for a range of enterprise customers in a variety of roles in blue chip organisations. Mark provided UK clients with IT outsource and management advice from the earlies 1990's before taking over the Network Management post at Hewlett Packard, to deliver outsourced networks to corporate clients across Europe. Mark was part of the team that formed Applicable Ltd in 1999 to deliver managed collaboration services to a wide range of corporate customers in the UK and Europe. Over the past 10 years Mark has been part of the executive team to grow this business into new markets in North America and Asia PAC, navigating the businesses strategic shift from IBM partner to Microsoft and to be a global UC provider, delivering double digit growth year on year.
Currently Mark is working on developing Applicable's cloud based UC strategy development to ensure complementary and value add cloud services are delivered along side Applicable's global Lync UC platforms. Mark is building the Applicable US business as part of the global expansion of Applicable with early success in large enterprise private cloud UC contracts.
Mark brings a clarity of thinking to CIO's & CTO's in order to balance the needs of all stakeholders at CxO level to ensure they leverage the best of cloud and UC to provide tangible benefits in the transition to UC.
Mark holds a BSc(Hons) in Software Development.