Mark White is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Deloitte Consulting LLP’s technology practice and the lead IT principal on the Department of Homeland Security account. Deloitte Consulting is one of the world's leading consulting firms and is a subsidiary of Deloitte which has $31 billion in annual revenues with almost 200,000 employees worldwide.
In his six years at Deloitte, Mark has served clients in the federal government, financial services, real estate, high tech, energy, transportation, and other industries.
He was also the founder of Realeum, a real-estate software managed services provider. He started his career in consulting with 14 years at Arthur Andersen, culminating his time there as the Managing Principal for the North American Advanced Technology practice.
6:00 Networking and Food 7:00 Fireside Chat 8:00 Networking
Hosted By Brian Park, Washington DC Chapter Director
Brian is currently the COO of Startup Grind. He has over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. Experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise collaborative web products and services. Has started three previous startups, including one that had $17 million in revenues. Previously worked for AOL and Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer. Email: [masked] | Twitter: @brianbpark
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