Mark has held IT executive and CIO roles at Ericsson, Apcera, HP, Gilead, VMware, and Switch SUPERNAP. Mark Thiele’s successful career in IT spans 30 years and has focused on both operating roles and on driving IT innovation, efficiency and cloud adoption across enterprises of all sizes. Mark speaks globally at leading industry events on topics like cloud adoption, data center, IT organization, Edge Computing and more.
Mark has deep industry experience and extensive knowledge of the requirements for building IT solutions that optimize for value and speed, while enabling innovation. In his current role at Ericsson he is providing strategy and engineering for edge cloud in the network and telco vertical.
He is the president and founder of Data Center Pulse, an organization created to promote best practices in the data center industry. He has also contributed to nonprofit industry groups, including the Chair of the IDCA Technical Committee, the Cloud Native Compute Foundation, The Green Grid and Infrastructure 2.0.