Mark is the Head IT Architect for Computing Services at Carnegie Mellon. As part of the Enterprise Architecture team, Mark's focus is on Computing Infrastructure services and strategic process development and integration. Mark has been instrumental in definition and instantiation of many key organization change efforts, including the Information Security Office, the Project and Portfolio Management processes, and the mechanisms related to the Secure and Integrated Infrastructure process.
Mark also serves as co-PI of CyDAT-a collaborative research center with the CyLAB with primary focus to advance research on distributed diagnostics. In this role Mark also facilitates researcher requests for access to enterprise IT processes and data. In addition to internal responsibilities, Mark is former chair and member of Salsa, the Internet2 advisory committee on security, and is a charter member of MACE, the Internet2 Middleware advisory group.
Mark's experience includes systems administration and performance work at AT&T Bell Laboratories, plus systems and network management work at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon. While at the SEI, Mark participated on the charter team of four who formed the original mission and focus of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in 1988. Mark joined Computing Services in 1996 as Director of Systems and Network Development, holding that position until transitioning to Architecture duties in 2001. Mark holds a B.A. in Mathematics from St John's University and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.