Business Innovation Speaking Series: A Night With Mark Randall, Chief Strategist and VP of Creativity for Adobe
Monday, April 29, at 6:15 p.m., Gallagher Hall
Join the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association on April 29 at 6:15 p.m as we kick off the inaugural event to our Business Innovation Speaking Series.
For our first speaking event, we have invited Mark Randall, chief strategist and vice president of creativity for Adobe. Mark is a distinguished innovator and entrepreneur and we are very excited to have him come and share his experiences and wisdom with us at the Graduate School of Management.
As a serial entrepreneur, Mark’s career conceiving, designing and marketing innovative technology spans nearly twenty years and three successful high-tech start-ups. He has fielded more than a dozen products, which combined have sold over a million units, generated over $100 million in sales and won a total of 15 Product of the Year, 12 Best of NAB, 7 Best of Comdex, 2 PC Magazine Technical Excellence awards and two Emmy awards.
Products that Mark’s start-ups developed are used by half the Fortune 500,
all branches of the U.S. government, and thousands of schools around the world. His products have been featured in Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Forbes, Wired, Rolling Stone, USA Today and the New York Times. As an innovator Mark has 10 U.S. patents, he’s been named to Digital Media Magazine’s “Digital Media 100″ and he is one of Streaming Magazine’s “50 Most Influential People.” As an entrepreneur he’s won a national Addy award, a DemoGod award and Advertising Age’s Corporate Video of the Year.
Mark speaks and teaches frequently on entrepreneurship, innovation and strategy and has appeared on CNN, ABC, NBC and CNBC. He sold his most recent start-up, Serious Magic, to Adobe Systems where he is now chief strategist, VP creativity. Mark also collects exceedingly rare but mostly worthless old computers and can do two cool magic tricks.