Visiting Entrepreneur: Mark Johnson – QUT EiR, former Silicon Valley VC and Apple Executive

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Mark Johnson

Join us for a short briefing on building a successful businesses followed by an in depth Q&A session with visiting entrepreneur, Mark Johnson (QUT EiR, former Silicon Valley VC and Apple executive).

Mark Johnson has been an active contributor to the bustling startup ecosystem of the San Francisco Bay Area for the last two decades and has a strong track record of building successful businesses and teams. With direct experience from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies across the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, he brings a global perspective on business, entrepreneurship, product development and venture capital. Mark has served in both operating and director roles in technology companies from pre-funding stages through IPO and acquisition.

Mark was CEO of SkyPilot Networks (acquired by Trilliant), a carrier-class wireless broadband systems provider and an Associate Partner at Mobius Venture Capital (SOFTBANK) with a focus on mobile and software infrastructure. Prior to that, he directed product strategy at Preview Systems (acquired by Aladdin Knowledge Systems), a pioneer in the field of digital rights management and content distribution and spent 10 years at Apple in a succession of technical, marketing, and international management roles. Mark has a Bachelors degree from the University of Notre Dame and has a strong focus on international and cross-border operations.

Mark has also been working with some Australian entrepreneurs and CEOs since 2009 and has recently turned his attention to the creative industries in his capacity as Entrepreneur in Residence / Program Lead at QUT – Creative Enterprise Australia.

Bookings essential and you are also welcome to join us for IC networking drinks following this session.

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Visiting Entrepreneur: Mark Johnson – QUT EiR, former Silicon Valley VC and Apple Executive
2:30pm - 4:30pm
26 July 2017
Innovation Centre

Innovation Centre :
90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs
07 5450 2600
07 5450 2600
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