1:00PM — Cowgill Hall, Room 300
Mark’s teaching focuses on entrepreneurship. He works closely with Virginia Tech’s Apex Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to help students build and exercise an entrepreneurial mindset. Prior to his career change into academe, Mark was a Partner in a Silicon Valley based intellectual property law and strategy firm working with U.S. and Asia based companies, and the Managing Director of an innovation and product development consultancy. Mark is also a registered Patent Attorney, a Certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP), and a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP ®).