Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) announces five new board members: Claudine Adams, Jill Charlton, Sid Hall, Todd Marks, and Jeffery Mims.
All five are senior executives, presidents, CEOs or founders of their respective high technology companies, doing business with government and industry. They bring talent, technology expertise, results-oriented leadership, and energy to the council. Each embodies the spirit of NMTC, supporting their mission to drive economic development through the advancement of innovation and technology.
“We are fortunate to have them by our side as we strengthen our commitment to accelerating regional economic growth,” said John Casner, Executive Director.
Todd Marks is CEO, Founder, and President of Mindgrub or as he likes to say, he’s the “Chief-Everything-Officer.” Todd leads a team of top-notch developers and designers to answer business and consumer challenges by using innovative technologies to create valued learning solutions and user interactions.
Mindgrub’s exclusive clientele includes Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, Mercy Medical Center, Inova, Exelon, Wendy’s, Crayola, DELL, Adobe, Geico, Motorola, Polk Audio, Yamaha, ORACLE, A&E, The Economist, and Discovery Communications.
Always a visionary and future-thinker, Todd recently built a Holodeck at Mindgrub headquarters. His team uses this virtual, augmented, and mixed reality training center to develop applications and games. Todd is about to launch the agency’s first robot, or digital docent, to deliver snacks and drinks to employees and guests of Mindgrub. Most recently, Todd and Mindgrub won coveted awards – The Daily Record’s 2016 Innovator of the Year, and 2017 Best Workplaces by Inc. Magazine.
Todd is a former Math and Computer Science teacher and the Technology Chair for the Maryland Technology Council. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Loyola College in Maryland.
Founded in 1992 and comprising over 100 member companies and organizations across Northern MD (Cecil, Harford and Baltimore Counties), NMTC serves as a catalyst for business growth by ADVANCING innovation and technology transfer, BUILDING a STEM educated workforce, and CONNECTING key leadership. NMTC provides a collaborative forum to exchange ideas and create solutions that helps drive our regional economy and protect national security. For more information, visit www.nmtc.org.