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1964 › ESTABLISHMENT
The beginning of the road
Arrived in Adelaide and began a great childhood with loving parents. Followed Dad's footsteps into the Scouting movement & took up the sports of trampolining & gymnastics. Did pretty good at school. Had the odd fall off a motorbike.
Life as a Junior Accountant
KPMG wasn't yet named that but their amazing client base opening Mark's eyes to the big end of the corporate, artistic and sporting world.
Off to Canberra and the Australian Institute of Sport on a Gymnastics Scholarship.
Jumping out of public practice Mark joined Apple Computer and worked as a member of a high performing team.
The beginning of MudMaps
It was now time for Mark to create his first startup. An inbound tour company that went on to win 3 state Tourism Awards & open an office in Silicon Valley.
Leveraging his global entrepreneurial talents Mark joined Microsoft to drive engagement at
the Federal Government.
The beginning of mentoring
Retiring from a successful career at Microsoft it was time for Mark
to move back to his own endeavours. he started helping startups and began financial trading.
After another knee reconstructions Mark tested himself by climbing Africa's highest mountain,
Silk Road Motorcycling
Turning 50 Mark celebrated by riding a motorcycle from the Chinese border ot Barcelona.
His mentoring work increased with the Innovatoin Centre at teh University of the Sunshine Coast.
Leaving Noosa Mark and his partner, Linda, started travelling full time. First call was
8 startup weekends on a lap of Australia.
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We're not the normal advisors & business mentors. We go further.