Mark Minevich

Global Networker

Global Networker

" Global Mark," as friends know him, could be described as a global change agent and visionary with one of the most influential international leadership networks. Mark is a sought-after public speaker, international management expert ,globally recognized technology visionary, leading analyst on globalization, and author of Six Billon Minds: Global Outsourcing in the Knowledge Economy and The CTO Handbook: The Indispensable Technology Leadership Resource (Aspatore Books). Mark is also a contributing author of Winning 3-Legged Race: When Business and Technology Run Together (Prentice Hall). He has also authored a recently released very popular Global Outsourcing Report by Ziff Davis- CIO Insight. He is an influential authority on the CIO/CTO community, globalization, innovation, and strategic outsourcing. Mark is a Co-Chair of the BTM Institute -the Michael Nobel Harriet Fulbright Institute. He has has founded Global Leadership Council that consists of a "who's who" of senior corporate executives, thought leaders, former government officials, and members of the investment community. For MNCs and international organizations, Mark uses his domain expertise in the area of globalization, innovation, outsourcing strategy for research, publications and strategic customer engagements. Previously, he was an IBM executive, CTO and senior strategist of the IBM Next Generation Group, where, among his many accomplishments, he formulated the strategy for IBM's Venture Capital, Incubator Innovation and Going Global programs. Mr. Minevich was CTO and Senior Strategist of the IBM Next Generation Group, where, among his many accomplishments, he formulated the strategy for IBM's Incubator Innovation and Going Global Programs. He identified and created opportunity roadmaps for investment, venture capital, incubation, and strategic partnerships resulting in $2 billion in revenue over 24 months, and provided coaching to over 100 portfolio startups. Throughout his career, Mark has served as a CTO and a strategist for several public and private companies. He has guided investments in venture opportunities that serve the strategic, portfolio, and growth ambitions of IBM partners and clients. During his tenure at USWEB/CKS, he was Global CTO, managing operational infrastructure, development methodology, and technical resources. He was responsible for leading the business and technical strategy throughout the organization. He led the implementation of multiple, high profile e-business technical solutions. Prior to USWEB/CKS, he has held a number of technology and strategic management positions within VitaSave, Qwest communications, Geotek Communications, Hoffmann La Roche, and Comcast. His entrepreneurial nature has led him to be a founding member in companies such as VitaSave, Silicon Jersey, and specifically Club Mom, for which he played an integral role in raising $50m in funding Minevich has advised the U.S. government on innovation as well as bilateral relationships with emerging economies such as Russia. Mark serves on various boards of directors and/or advisory boards (such as World Security Network, DataArt, My Private Coach, USC Globalization Institute, Tri Global Strategic Ventures) across the world addressing issues related to globalization and outsourcing, as well as serving as a Chair for International Leadership Missions and Events with Chief Executives. He is a member of the IBM Global Innovation Outlook program and contributed to international workshops and the annual IBM innovation symposium. He is a frequent speaker and contributor at internationally renowned global events, government programs, C-Level Roundtables, technology conferences, and symposiums. Mark is a recipient of the prestigious Albert Einstein Award for outstanding achievement. Mr. Minevich holds a B.S. in Computer Science, Montclair State University and an M.B.A. in Information Management, Stevens Institute of Technology



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