Executive Director, Strategic Development
Mark is responsible for leading the strategic development of NEXT Innovation Solutions in addition to expanding and deepening the NEXT client base. A highly accomplished business development leader, Mark has a proven track record of success in using his sales, marketing and research expertise to build business across a variety of industry sectors, including Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Media/Entertainment, Retail, Technology and Telecom.
Previously, Mark served as Senior Vice President of Client Development for Blueocean Market Intelligence, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Buyology, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for EmSense, Senior Vice President & Western Regional Manager for Information Resources Inc. (IRI), and Manager of Sales Analysis for PepsiCo. Mark’s clients have included Clorox, ConAgra, Dole, Frito-Lay, Hershey’s, Kellogg’s, Kraft, Nestle, Neutrogena, Novartis, Pepsi, Pfizer, Unilever and many others.
Mark brings his expertise in data and insights and his personal commitment to health and wellness for people and pets to each and every client engagement.
Mark is a graduate of Iona College where he earned a B.B.A. in Marketing and Economics.