Mark Howard is a partner in Fortium Partners’ Western Region with expertise in the life sciences and high technology industries. He is a technology executive and business consultant with more than 25 years’ experience leading technology organizations in the development of system and process innovations. Mark works from both the business and technology perspectives to make technology decisions that pay big dividends, such as reducing inventory levels by over 75% and improving time-to-market by 40%. His capabilities include assessing the business needs of complex organizations, developing system and process improvements and implementing seamless technology transformations. He is also an exceptionally effective team leader adept at hiring highly qualified staff, developing their skills and careers, and achieving long term retention.
Interim CIO, Terayon Communications
Interim Director of Software Engineering Tools and Infrastructure, Sybase
VP Information Technology, Depomed, Inc.
Senior Director Information Technology, Pharmacyclics
Principal Consultant, Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd & McGrath (PRTM)
Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
Mark Howard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley.