October 2, 2018
Mark is an award-winning business and technology innovator with over 16 years’ experience in data-driven incentives and loyalty.
As the original CTO for the company behind the Nectar loyalty programme, he was recognised by Computing Magazine as ‘IT Manager of the Year’. He subsequently helped start three other companies including one working in concert with the NHS to encourage healthier lifestyles.
He has consulted internationally on customer loyalty in sectors including retail, health, entertainment, hospitality and sport and has also appeared in various conferences as a speaker or panellist.
Today, Mark is most active in the UK startup community, where he works as an investor, mentor and NED to tech startups, high-growth SME’s and incubators. He has even authored a how-to book on tech startups based on his experiences of two decades in this field.
Mark enjoys a wide variety of activities including running, martial arts and gym-based workouts. He has completed nine marathons and one ultra-marathon, is a 3rd Dan Karate black-belt and self-defence instructor and a keen participant in his local CrossFit club. He is proud to have recently learnt how to swim butterfly for the very first time.