Mark has a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham. Graduating in 1993 he joined the British Rail Computing graduate programme. He has since worked as a senior developer and team leader for organisations delivering data-driven software solutions in a variety of areas, from online retailing to the NHS. With qualifications including Microsoft MCP and MCTS, Mark has worked for nearly 10 years with the .Net Framework stack and C#, and over 15 years with Microsoft SQL Server. He also has wide-ranging experience with other data technologies including Oracle, Lucene and JMS.
Prior to joining Athenian, his recent roles have involved developing data transport, integration and analysis tools and solutions used by many well-known “bricks and mortar” retailers in the UK and US, including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S and Walmart.