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Mark is a sought after speaker and consultant on innovation, the maker movement, corporate innovation, advanced manufacturing and leadership. Mark is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Jacobs Institute at UC Berkeley, an Affiliate of the Institute for the Future, a speaker and Adjunct Faculty at Singularity University.
Mark Hatch is the former CEO and co-founder of TechShop recognized as the first large-scale makerspace. His book best-selling book, The Maker Movement Manifesto was published September of 2013 by McGraw-Hill. His new book The Maker Revolution was published in January of 2018 by Wiley and has become a leading resource for organizations and individuals who want to understand and engage the maker movement.
He is an entrepreneur, author, consultant, investor and a former Green Beret. He has held executive positions focused on innovation, disruptive technology, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in various industry sectors including packaged goods, manufacturing, retail and healthcare.
He has spoken at the White House, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Council on Foreign Relations, Singularity U, TEDx, and many others; he has spoken to corporate groups from GE, Ford, P&G, ExxonMobil, Kraft, Autodesk, SABIC and many other US and Global Fortune 500 firms. He has presented at universities like UC Berkeley, Vanderbilt and Harvard. He has spoken in North America, Europe, the Middle-East and Asia.
Mark has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, Bloomberg, CNN and Fox among others. He has also been quoted in numerous prominent magazines and newspapers like Bloomberg Business, FastCompany, Inc, Forbes, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The LA Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, and he has published a number of articles including an opinion piece on the Jobs Act for the Washington Post.