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Mark is a human being, being human. He lives in a small town near Grand Rapids Michigan. Mark lived in Italy for a year in the early 1980s and Turkey for a year in the early 1990s. He earned a degree in polit­i­cal sci­ence at The University at Albany, State University of New York.

Mark works on improv­ing tech­no­log­i­cal sys­tems, ser­vices, and processes for a lead­ing fash­ion retailer in Seattle, USA. In the past he has worked for Samsung’s Cloud Native Computing Team; wrote and sup­ported APIs for Nordstrom mobile appli­ca­tions; sup­ported ESPN​.com for The Walt Disney Company; sup­ported infor­ma­tion sys­tems and infor­ma­tion secu­rity for den­tal and med­ical insur­ance com­pa­nies; served as both an enlisted air­borne infantry­man and a U.S. Army offi­cer; and held a few more less note­wor­thy posi­tions too.

Mark served four years on the board of his local pub­lic library, includ­ing one year as its pres­i­dent. He served five years on the advi­sory board of a regional writ­ers’ con­fer­ence where he helped to recruit, select, and sched­ule pre­sen­ters and keynote speak­ers. He has also served as an offi­cer on the exec­u­tive com­mit­tee of a few vol­un­teer non­profit orga­ni­za­tions.

The views expressed here are his own. They are not endorsed, approved, or reviewed by any other per­son or orga­ni­za­tion.

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