Born in London and schooled in Switzerland, Mark brings a world of experience to the American relationship with technology. A courageous and natural creative, he printed teletype on a roll of paper towel from his boarding school dorm after accessing a nearby government defense network.
An OG of the Amiga Computer User Group, he saw potential in personal computers launching one of the first televised animated shows from a personal computer in his garage.
Today, he is credited with creating the software technology that runs the 360 degree video ribbons inside sports arenas, and with his team, runs some of the largest video LED displays in America. His software design is seen by millions of people every day, adding interest and beauty to iconic places across North America.
His love for technology extends to music. As a creator of techno music, Mark Stross, aka MJ Stross, has 3 albums inspired by his life experiences, that he calls Diary of a Technologist 1, 2, and 3. His music is inspired by his life experiences, and fuels his continued creative pursuits.
With more than 30 years in the technology business, Mark is a sought after keynote speaker, consultant, and educator in all things technology.
One of the good guys, he earned the title of America's technologist, with a passion to guide people to a healthy, productive, creative, and SAFE relationship with technology and the internet of things.